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Satellite-based peatland mapping: potential of the MODIS sensor.Author(s): D. Pflugmacher; O.N. Krankina; W.B. Cohen
Source: Global and Planetary Change. 56: 248-257
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionPeatlands 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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CitationPflugmacher, D.; Krankina, O.N.; Cohen, W.B. 2006. Satellite-based peatland mapping: potential of the MODIS sensor. Global and Planetary Change. 56: 248-257
KeywordsOrganic matter, Landsat TM
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