Summary Report and Presentations from an international dialogue on Satellite data and monitoring
systems for REDD+
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
(BMZ) organized a professional workshop on satellite data and methods for deforestation and forest
degradation monitoring on 5 October 2012 in Bonn, Germany. This event was preceded by a technical side event
on 4 October 2012 organized by DLR. Experts from science, satellite data and service providers such as
RapidEye and Astrium as well as international institutions such as the French AFD, FAO, World Bank and WWF
participated in the event. A series of lectures gave an overview of available data and methods for
satellite-based monitoring systems. Working groups discussed accuracy, availability, usability, cost, etc.
and shared their experiences and best practices. Further
information, including the programme, presentations and a summary report.
Emissions and removals from land-use,
land use change and forestry activities in a post-Kyoto regime - quantitative analysis of a framework for
reducing deforestation (2322 kB)
Note: The main text of this report is in English, only the title and a 20 page summary are in German.
The final report of a German research project on REDD discusses data availability and methodological
questions, especially for six countries (Brazil, Congo (Brazzaville), Indonesia, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Peru).