HE Guojin of the CAS Aerospace Information Innovation Research Institute has released a Global Forest Cover Map (GFCM) of 2018 at a 30-meter resolution. The map is based on Landsat satellite data and China-made high-resolution satellite data, using machine learning and big data analysis technology to achieve high-precision automatic extraction of global forest coverage. It correlates with the many goals of sustainable development in the UN 2030 Agenda.
CAS news release, Nov. 20, 2019
Chinese team announces world’s first forest distribution map at 30m resolution