The data animation, based on LandTrendr-derived land cover change, illustrates the effects of political boundaries on forest cover as well as the relationship between insect infestations and forest fire behavior.
On May 4, 2017, Hooper’s video won Science’s People Choice Award in its 2017 Data Stories Contest. Congratulations Sam!
+ 2017 Data Stories Winners, Science
+ LandTrendr website
Satellites offer a wealth of information pertinent for water and food security. Landsat has long been a foundational piece of the “Space for Ag” initiative.