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Satellite scan may improve forest watch

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, February 4 2011 | 11:09 am

PREMIUM Remote sensing through a radar satellite may advance monitoring on forest carbon, the focal point of the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) plus mechanism, experts say.

By utilizing synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites, Indonesia could measure, report and verify activities in its forests and plantation areas more comprehensively and unhampered by diffic...