Participate in these ongoing projects and join the citizen science movement to help us address global land cover issues
Join FotoQuest Go and explore the outdoors! Help us monitor changes in land use and land cover.
New! Global Built-Up Surfaces
We’re launching a new campaign to validate 2 maps of built-up surfaces. Help us identify these areas! Stay tuned!
Sort pictures and win great prizes! You can help us tackle global issues like deforestation.
Capture different landscapes using your smartphone and share with others through Geo-Wiki.
Discover the new web portal to validate your map products from local to global scales.
Paint pictures and win great prizes! You can help us tackle global issues like deforestation.
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Engage in global environmental monitoring and collaborate with leading scientists.
Mapping global forest cover and certification practices
Globally, about 10% of the forest area had been certified by mid-2014. However information on spatial distribution of certified forest is limited.
We demonstrate our first attempt to create a global map of certified forest with spatial resolution of 1 km.