Informative Note – Deforestation Report (SAD) February 2014

The Forest Transparency Bulletin with information on deforestation and forest degradation detected by the Deforestation Alert System (SAD),will not be released for the month of February 2014,because of the high cloud cover over the Legal Amazon (around 76%), which hindered monitoring of satellite images (Figure 1).

Deforestation Report (SAD) January 2014

The forest degradation accumulated in the period from August 2013 to January 2014 totaling 531 square kilometers. Fonseca, A., Martins, H., Souza Jr., C., Sales, M., & Veríssimo, A. 2014. . Forest Transparency for the Brazilian Amazon (january 2014) (p. 11). Belém: Imazon.

Deforestation Report (SAD) December 2013

SAD were detected only 56 square kilometers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. 59% of the forest area of ​​the Brazilian Amazon was covered by clouds. Martins, H., Fonseca, A., Souza Jr., C., Sales, M., & Veríssimo, A. 2013. Forest Transparency for the Brazilian Amazon (December 2013) (p. 11). Belém.

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