Satellite images display changes in the condition of European forests

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:30 in Earth & Climate

The forest canopy, the closed vegetation cover consisting of treetops, is rapidly declining according to new research. The team used satellite images, to create the first high-resolution map of canopy openings in Europe's forests and reached the conclusion that the canopy of more than 36 million forest areas has been lost over the past 30 years.

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