- Submitted by: Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF)
- Topic: Forests
- Keywords: Forest, Natural Disasters
- Location: Rio Planato Biosphere, Honduras
- Date of completion: December 31, 2014
Deliverables & Resources
Satellite Monitoring of Forest, Natural Resources and Mitigation of Natural Disasters in Honduras using GIS and RS
Partner(s)1. TaiwanICDF (Taiwan) 2. Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research (Taiwan) 3. Instituto Nacional de Conservacion y Desarrollo Forestal, ICF (Honduras) 4. Secretaria de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente, SERNA (Honduras) 5. Comisión Permanente de Contingencias, COPECO (Honduras)
Description/achievement of initiativeImprove forest sustainability in Honduras by acting on data and images sourced from the Formosa II satellite.
Implementation methodologiesTaiwan is providing batches of satellite images to Honduran stakeholders. Honduras government will perform fieldwork to discover the causes of any changes to land use, as highlighted by analysis of these images, such as legal cutting or legal use of forest.
|Using satellite images to monitor 25,000 km2 land use change in Rio Plantano biosphere area||2012|
|Using satellite images to monitor 26,000 km2 land use change in Rio Plantano biosphere and forest protection area||2013|
|Using satellite images to monitor 27,000 km2 land use change in Rio Plantano biosphere and forest protection area||2014|
|Financing (in USD)||$913,000|