Terramonitor took part in a Finnish government head project related to detecting changes in boreal forests during 2016-2019.

Time series change detection.

The project was executed by Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finnish Forest Centre, Finnish Environment Institute and Terramonitor.

Examples of clear-cut and thinning detection.

Some of the results of the project, related to error analysis, were recently published online in the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. The full article is available here:

Errors related to the automatized satellite-based change detection of boreal forests in Finland
The majority of the boreal forests in Finland are regularly thinned or clear-cut, and these actions are regulated by the Forest Act. To generate a nea…