GIS in forestry


GIS Industry

Ecuador reforestation plots from Sistema Único de Información Ambiental.Ecuador reforestation plots from Sistema Único de Información Ambiental.

Putting the Trees Back on the Map: How GIS is Helping Reforest South America

GIS is being used in creative ways – including covert spy tracking of illegal logging deep in the Amazon – to help put and keep trees back on South America’s map. The simplification of tools and availability of web systems has empowered technicians, NGOs, and governments alike to address corruption and illegal logging with transparent map-based monitoring.