Brazil is undertaking a complete landuse mapping of the entire country. While some plots in the Amazon are logistically and physically difficult to inventory, the National Forest Inventory (NFI) effort is making great progress after 10 years of work.


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  • Title: IUFRO 2017 – Veloso de Freitas – Brazil’s National Forest Inventory Initiative and Progress
  • Description: Oral presentation with slides
  • Authority: Firsthand account
  • Subject: National Forest Inventory in Brazil
  • Date: 2017
  • Creator: Adam Costanza
  • Contributor: J. Veloso de Freitas
  • Format: html
  • Coverage: Brazil
  • Unique Database ID: 3986
  • Language: English
  • Methodology: Created by conference attendee
  • Publisher: Self
  • Relation: Self
  • Rights: CC BY
  • Source: Self
  • Type: Conference post
  • Version: 1.0.0