Welcome to the third installment of the Malaysia review. We put this off a little while because we expected this to be a little more intense than the last two. Some issues we encountered this time around were a few cloudy images and difficulty in visualizing peat swamp areas that were cut – they appear dark brown due to black waters pooling instead of the bright orange characteristic of clear-cut forest areas. We’ll be covering the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia this time.
Welcome to the second installment of the Malaysia review. We’ll be covering the rest of the west coast along with Johor this time. Before we proceed, here are the raw images used for the analyses for Part 1 & Part 2 Refreshers 1. we are using the 2021 GLAD dataset* (up to 13 Jul) along with 2. Planet satellite images (register free account). *note: this means forest loss from 2020 will not be included We will structure each section with i) a state-level overview followed by i
Hutanwatch has been out of action for a while now. We have decided to restart the engine with a series of state-level analyses for Malaysia using the 2021 GLAD dataset (up to 13 Jul). What better time than now since there is open-access to Planet’s satellite imagery, courtesy of NICFI (register your free account here if you want to access satellite imagery for the tropics & sub-tropics updated monthly). We will structure each section with i) a state-level overview followed by