Minimize User Services News

TropForest dataset available to users worldwide

15 September 2016

ESA is pleased to announce that the TropForest dataset is now available to all users worldwide.

This dataset is the result of the TropForest ESA Data User Element project established in 2010 between the European Space Agency, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) TREES-3 project, and the FAO's UN-REDD programme with the aim to jointly estimate the degree of forest cover change and degradation in the tropical forests of Latin America and South East Asia through the utilisation of earth observation data.

It provides a harmonised ALOS, Deimos-1 and KOMPSAT-2 satellite image database covering both tropical forests for the period 2009-2010.

Further details are available on the TropForest dataset description page.

The dataset is made available online for free after fast registration on ESA's Earth Online Portal.