Cool new Landsat map service from ESRI
ESRI has a pretty cool new map service. Check it out here. This area has undergone extensive deforestation, shifting cultivation mostly and some oil palm development. The areas along the road are mostly oil palm. Further back (perpendicular to road) are areas cleared for rice, maize and cassava cultivation after deforestation. Click on the “View larger map” hyperlink below the image to go directly to the interactive interface. CIAT DAPA researchers work in this area of the Central Peruvian Amazon.