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    Author(s): D. Pflugmacher; O.N. Krankina; W.B. Cohen
    Date: 2006
    Source: Global and Planetary Change. 56: 248-257
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Peatlands play a major role in the global carbon cycle but are largely overlooked in current large-scale vegetation mapping efforts. In this study, we investigated the potential of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor to capture extent and distribution of peatlands in the St. Petersburg region of Russia.

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    Pflugmacher, D.; Krankina, O.N.; Cohen, W.B. 2006. Satellite-based peatland mapping: potential of the MODIS sensor. Global and Planetary Change. 56: 248-257

    Keywords

    Organic matter, Landsat TM

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