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Satellites

Satellites can be used to collect valuable information about Earth’s natural resources, such as forest coverage loss, drought progression, and extreme weather patterns. RFF experts are crafting tools to utilize these data to more accurately understand the impacts of environmental issues and policies both globally and regionally.

Using Satellite Data to Monitor Air Pollution

Read our paper that uses satellite data to assess PM2.5 concentrations.

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Valuing Earth Observing Systems

Learn how the social cost of carbon is used to value earth observations.

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