Global Forest Watch 2.0 is a powerful near real-time forest monitoring system that unites satellite technology, data sharing, and human networks around the world to fight deforestation. GFW 2.0 will be launching in the summer of 2013.
- 06 April 2013 | By NOAA | 217
Every year, 25-35 square miles of land off the coast of Louisiana—an area larger than Manhattan–disappears into the water due to a combination of subsidence (soil settling) and global sea level rise. The maps above show how much land has been lost to the Gulf of Mexico in the past 80 years.
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