Mapping Forests’ Carbon

At the Carnegie Airborne Observatory, Greg Asner has developed a lidar (light detection and ranging) system based on laser technology that is flown over the tropics to measure how much carbon is trapped in the forests, and where deforestation, illegal logging and mining activities are releasing it. Excellent video.

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