Data Sources

Researchers

  • Werner Kurz, Pacific Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Victoria, British Columbia (lead)
  • Special thanks to Caren Dymond, Pacific Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Victoria, British Columbia

Paper

Data and Images

  • Western Canada, April 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation; satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Pine beetle photo (D. Linton)
  • Cumulative pine killed data (British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range)
  • Aerial ortho photo of beetle infestation, 2005 (Natural Resources Canada/BC Ministry of Forests and Range)
  • Aerial photo of dead trees (Lorraine Maclauchlan)