Screen capture from the ForWarn Forest Change Assessment Viewer

ForWarn Forest Change Assessment Viewer

Resource managers and forest landowners can monitor forest health using satellite images taken every eight days. Tools help them attribute abnormalities to insects, disease, wildfire, storms, human development, or unusual weather.

ForWarn is a satellite-based forest disturbance monitoring system for the conterminous United States. It delivers new forest change products every eight days and provides tools for attributing abnormalities to insects, disease, wildfire, storms, human development or unusual weather. Archived data provide disturbance tracking across all lands since 2000. Interactive maps are accessible via the Forest Change Assessment Viewer.

The Assessment Viewer is an online geospatial tool delivering phenological data products to better understand landscape conditions and to warn of potential forest disturbances. The Assessment Viewer includes an archive of frequently updated ForWarn national disturbance maps and other related data. Users can compare disturbance maps through time, and share findings of potential forest disturbances with other interested users.

Last modified
19 October 2017 - 3:51pm