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Participate in these ongoing projects and join the citizen science movement to help us address global land cover issues

FotoQuest Austria

FotoQuest Go

Join FotoQuest Go and explore the outdoors! Help us monitor changes in land use and land cover.

Picture Pile

Picture Pile

Sort pictures and win great prizes! You can help us tackle global issues like deforestation.



Discover the new web portal to validate your map products from local to global scales.

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Engage in global environmental monitoring and collaborate with leading scientists.

Land Cover






Our latest theme

Mapping global forest cover and certification practices

Forest Certification

Forest Certification

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.