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Science Advances  30 Sep 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 40, eaaz8360
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz8360

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vol. 6 no. 40

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  • Received for publication February 5, 2020
  • Accepted for publication August 17, 2020
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  1. Celso H. L. Silva Junior1,2,*,
  2. Luiz E. O. C. Aragão1,2,3,
  3. Liana O. Anderson1,4,
  4. Marisa G. Fonseca1,2,5,
  5. Yosio E. Shimabukuro1,2,
  6. Christelle Vancutsem6,
  7. Frédéric Achard6,
  8. René Beuchle6,
  9. Izaya Numata7,
  10. Carlos A. Silva8,
  11. Eduardo E. Maeda9,
  12. Marcos Longo10 and
  13. Sassan S. Saatchi10,11
  1. 1Tropical Ecosystems and Environmental Sciences Laboratory, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.
  2. 2Remote Sensing Division, National Institute for Space Research, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.
  3. 3Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
  4. 4National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil.
  5. 5Veraterra–Mapping and Environmental Consultancy, Praça Pedro Gomes, s/n, Serra Grande, Uruçuca, BA 45680-000 Brazil.
  6. 6European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), 21027 Ispra, Italy.
  7. 7Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA.
  8. 8School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA.
  9. 9Department of Geosciences and Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
  10. 10Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA.
  11. 11Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: celsohlsj{at}


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