Municipalities’ Deforestation Evolution Map

On our dynamic chart, it is possible to change the variables, choosing area types such as forest, hydro, non-forest, among others. Or the ratio of increase of: deforestation, forest, hydro, among others in the municipality. In addition, there is the option to select the year in which you want to do the analysis. Have you tried pressing the play button to see the chart changing over time?


Data collected from the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). The PRODES project uses satellites to monitor deforestation in the Brazilian Amazônia Legal. The raw data reports the deforested area with total clearcutting and incremental year by year at the municipal level.

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Attention: This visualization is fed by data processed through the datazoom.amazonia package in R (load_prodes() function) and is subject to error due to changes in external sources. If the user identifies any discrepancy in information, we request that you report it in GitHub Issues

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