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Forest canopy height

Forest canopy height measures the average height of the tree canopy in 2012. This dataset is created by integrating broadscale optical remotely sensed data at 30-metre spatial resolution with on-the-ground measurements.

Hansen, M.C., Potapov, P.V., Goetz, S.J., Turubanova, S., Tyukavina, A., Krylov, A., Kommareddy, A., Egorov, A., 2016. Mapping tree height distributions in Sub-Saharan Africa using Landsat 7 and 8 data. Remote Sensing of Environment, Landsat 8 Science Results 185, 221–232. DOI:



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