Extended historical series

Now the data cover a 33 year period with data on annual land cover and land use changes from 1985 to 2017.

Element inspector

By clicking on a point on the map you can access all available and active layers of information.

New territorial analyses

Maps and statistics can now be consulted by further territorial breakdowns beyond Biomes, States and Municipalities. New options include Watersheds, Protected Areas, Indigenous Lands and Rural Environmental Cadastre.

Infrastructure Information

Historical data on Brazil's energy and transport infrastructure were incorporated including roads, railways, airports, hydroelectric, thermoelectric and transmission lines, among others.

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  • Change
  • Statistics
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Be part of Mapbiomas network

Interact with the MapBiomas network. Create your maps, take questions, participate in the discussions and share your experiences.

  • Create customized maps
  • Join our forum
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Understand how MapBiomas works

Learn about the MapBiomas methodology and how the network organizes itself to generate the land cover and land use maps and data.

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