What type of data are available on Global Forest Watch?

FOREST CHANGE DATA

These data indicate change within forests at different resolutions, frequencies, and geographic extents. The UMD/Google tree cover loss and gain data, near real-time forest alerts, and active fire data can be found here.

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FOREST COVER DATA

These data represent types of forest cover at different resolutions and geographic extents. Forest types such as mangroves, Intact Forest Landscapes, primary forests, and carbon stocks can be found here.

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FOREST USE DATA

These data represent ways humans use forests, such as allocating forests for agricultural concessions or infrastructure development.

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CONSERVATION DATA

These data represent forest conservation and preservation efforts, as well as areas that are important to biodiversity and natural resources.

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PEOPLE DATA

These data represent areas over which indigenous peoples or local communities have rights over land and/or certain resources. Data such as forest management units and indigenous reserves can be found here.

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