Forest Monitoring (MBD) – Marques de Comillas

Brings together data on forest cover and land use change, deforestation, and geomorphology for Marques de Comillas. https://marquesdecomillas.ecosur.ourecosystem.com/   Marqués de Comillas the Eastern subregion of the Lacandon Jungle, the area is about 2000km2. Of which, according to INEGI data, 2011 is 42% jungle primary and secondary tree. This zone has had alarming changes in […]

Mangroves on the Chiapas Coast

This application shows geographic information about mangroves in the Chiapas coast in three categories: Forest cover and land use, deforestation degradation of ecosystems, woody biomass and forest carbon. It supports the mangrove conservation work of Pronatura Sur. https://manglares.ecosur.ourecosystem.com/   The coast of Chiapas-Oaxaca presents a high diversity of ecosystems that co-exist with different productive uses. […]

MBD Chiapas

This application presents geographical information for monitoring forest resources in the state of Chiapas, Mexico. It was developed by ECOSUR on their EO Lab, supported by the UK Space Agency. http://sureste.ecosur.ourecosystem.com   This application brings together earth observation and other spatial data related to forest resources and change monitoring in Chiapas, Mexico. The aim of […]

iCoast

Research project on the potential for mangroves to contribute to climate compatible development (CCD) through applying the right policy and regulatory framework. http://icoast.ourecosystem.com   iCOAST is a research project on the potential for mangroves to contribute to climate compatible development (CCD) through applying the right policy and regulatory framework. The study sites are located on […]

Deforestation Risk Model

A simple rule-based risk model,’ACEU’, which estimates the risk of deforestation and degradation for a case study area in Gorongosa district, central Mozambique. http://gorongosa.ourecosystem.com   At the end of 2012 Ecometrica awarded an Ecometrica studentship to Emily Woollen to develop her University of Edinburgh PhD research on spatial modelling of deforestation and degradation risk onto […]

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