A scheduled site update will be carried out during this time:
Date: Saturday, 27th of May 2017
Time: From 9am GMT to 5pm GMT
Duration: 8 hours at the maximum, but probably much less :)
Purpose: Migration to a new, more stable and more performant server
Effect: The site and all related services will be inoperative during the times indicated.
Participate in these ongoing projects and join the citizen science movement to help us address global land cover issues
Sort pictures and win great prizes! You can help us tackle global issues like deforestation.
Paint pictures and win great prizes! You can help us tackle global issues like deforestation.
Join FotoQuest Go and explore the outdoors! Help us monitor changes in land use and land cover.
Capture different landscapes using your smartphone and share with others through Geo-Wiki.
Discover the new web portal to validate your map products from local to global scales.
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Engage in global environmental monitoring and collaborate with leading scientists
Mapping global forest cover and certification practices
Globally, about 10% of the forest area had been certified by mid-2014. However information on spatial distribution of certified forest is limited.
We demonstrate our first attempt to create a global map of certified forest with spatial resolution of 1 km.