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Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to Dr. John Townshend about his current research which tracks rainforest deforestation.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This short video describes how deforestation is tracked from space and the effects deforestation has on local and global environments.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator as to how the video is applied and the expectations after viewing it.
REFERENCES AND RESOURCES
John Townshend - Dr. John Townshend is Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. His current research focuses on the rates and causes of vegetation cover change, especially deforestation, through the use of remotely sensed data from satellites.