Jan 15, 2016

Forest Change in Near Real Time

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Monitoring our ever-changing planet has always been one of the primary reasons for building the Urthecast Platform. Now, together with Global Forest Watch, this vision is becoming a reality. Building upon our Earth APIs, GFW has incorporated constantly updating imagery to visualize forest change along with their tree cover gain and loss data in their interactive map. Read more about their impactful work

Traditional base maps rarely provide an accurate view of our planet. By simply adding in the Urthecast map tile layer along with controls to filter by satellite, cloud coverage, and acquired date, Global Forest Watch rapidly brings customers visual validation of on-going forest changes. Start building with the Urthecast Platform