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Description:

These images show deforestation near Santa Cruz, Bolivia from 1984 to 1998. In the initial 1984 scene, some clearing as already occurred in the humid forest and chaparral. The long striped clearings in the center of the scene are predominately from soybean farms created by Mennonite and Japanese farmers. The more circular patterns appears in a grid pattern to the North (up) and West (left) are government-run "national farms". The scene is roughly 150 miles tall and 200 miles wide. The city of Santa Cruz lies to the west of the river cutting through the scene.

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  • Science > General

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Space sciences,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Earth science,Forestry,Space Science,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Graduate/Professional,Environmental science,Human geography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002144313643T,Deforestation,Astronomy,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,GCMD--Location--Bolivia,Chemistry,Physics,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Landsat-5-TM,Geography,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_456144

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English

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