GIS Aids Sustainable Land Use Efforts

Biodiversity conservation efforts in the Amazon rainforest benefits from satellites and geographic information system (GIS) technology.
November 1, 2001, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"ACEER scientists have developed a geographic information system (GIS) that provides land-use planners with information that can be used to promote sustainable development of the rain forest. A project in the Peruvian Amazon demonstrates the success of the approach. GIS technology couples data gathered on the ground by researchers with satellite data."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Thursday, November 1, 2001 in National Geographic
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