Forests | VOL. 8, ISSUE 47, March-April 2008 |

The State of India’s Forest

The biennial State of Forest Report (SFR) 2005 is the 10th Report in a row since the first SFR published in 1987. The Report also records the completion of two decades of systematic and regular forest cover mapping with advancement both in the field of remote sensing and interpretational techniques. Remote sensing technology has emerged as a significant tool for quick assessment of forest resources. Through satellite data, it is possible to accurately measure forest cover broken down to density...

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