Fact sheet: Forestry and space-based technologies

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  • Published: 20 Apr 2021

  • Author(s): Paul Tregoning, Owen Atkin, Simon McClusky, Nan Yang, Martin Amidy, Sarah Adams, Jia-Urnn Lee, Julia Hammer

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Space-based technologies have the potential to transform forestry management practices. Satellites can be used to monitor growth, monitor recovery after bushfires and count trees after planting. This fact sheet is one of six in a series and complements the report ‘Space-based technologies – opportunities for the rural sector’.