Landsat Chronicles Deforestation in Colombia

Landsat satellite images shows the affect of deforestation.

Detailed Description

Landsat images used by Colombia's Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) determined that total forest land cover in the country has dropped from 56.8 percent in 1990 to 52.6 percent by 2012, or almost 5 million hectares.


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 331

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: 1.067300000000 / -75.072500000000

Location Taken: CO