Combining satellite data for better tropical forest monitoring

Reiche, Johannes; Lucas, Richard; Mitchell, A.L.; Verbesselt, Jan; Hoekman, D.H.; Haarpaintner, Jörg; Kellndorfer, J.M.; Rosenqvist, Ake; Lehmann, E.A.; Woodcock, C.E.; Seifert, Frank Martin; Herold, Martin


Implementation of policies to reduce forest loss challenges the Earth observation community to improve forest monitoring. An important avenue for progress is the use of new satellite missions and the combining of optical and synthetic aperture radar sensor data.