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aWac9

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El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« on: May 11, 2019, 05:21:29 pm »

A radar satellite, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has produced a map of forest areas around the world at a resolution of 50 meters, which includes for the first time a uniform description of tropical forests.
types of forests depending on the height, density and structure of the tree.

https://geoservice.dlr.de/web/maps/tdm:forest

« Last Edit: May 12, 2019, 04:52:14 pm by aWac9 »
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Re: El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2019, 04:00:40 am »

Only scientific use. TanDEM data are pricey ...

Fortunately we are already using 10m forest data derived from Sentinel multiband satellite data. Pics after embargo is lifted :)
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Re: El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2019, 06:35:46 am »

I did not know it,,,  ^-^

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Re: El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2019, 12:44:52 pm »

It better have the single massive oak in my front yard.  :P
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Re: El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2019, 02:48:40 pm »

Only scientific use. TanDEM data are pricey ...

Fortunately we are already using 10m forest data derived from Sentinel multiband satellite data. Pics after embargo is lifted :)

Out of curiosity, is it more precise than using OSM?
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Re: El TanDEM-X 50m Forest / Non-Forest Map
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2019, 04:35:15 pm »

OSM can be more precise, you can have individual tree positions or forest polygons, but the Sentinel-based forest data are far more consistent globally.
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