Detecting forest fragility with satellites

Published on
September 6, 2016

Research of Jan Verbesselt, Nikolaus Umlauf, Marina Hirota, Milena Holmgren, Egbert H. Van Nes, Martin Herold, Achim Zeileis and Marten Scheffer on Detecting forest fragility with satellites has been highlighted in ScienceDaily.


Over the past decades forests in different parts of the world have suffered sudden massive tree mortality. Now an international team of scientists has found a way to spot from satellite images which forests may be most likely to fall prey to such die-off events.

Wageningen University and Research Centre. "Detecting forest fragility with satellites." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 5 September 2016.