New Government Spearhead project results published
New results from the Finnish Government project from year 2017 are published. The project concerns developing a satellite data based law enforcement service for Finnish Forest Centre to detect loggings in Finland. Satellio is responsible for the development of satellite interpretation and service in the project.
Total area that has been inspected was 2,7 million hectares and 55 new unknown loggings were found. The areas also included nature conservation violations in areas of major importance to nature.
Finnish Forest Center estimates that approximately 550 unannounced loggings that are not reported are made in Finland annually
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