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  • Video: Launch of MapBiomas Chaco Collection 3

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  • Occupation of APPs on the banks of rivers and streams doubled between 1985 and 2020

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  • Amazon and Pampa lead the burning from January to July 2022

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  • Highlights of MapBiomas Collection 7 (1985-2021)

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Highlights

  • REVIEWED HISTORICAL SERIES

    The MapBiomas Collection 7 data shows Brazil's annual land cover and use maps, covering the period from 1985 to 2021 on a 30 m scale resolution. This new collection has some improvements in accuracy in the biomes and 2 new classes of agriculture and non forest natural formation, resulting in 27 mapped classes.

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  • DEFORESTATION AND SECONDARY VEGETATION

    Deforestation and secondary vegetation growth data for all Brazilian biomes from 1987 to 2019, including classification between native vegetation types and successional stage - primary or secondary native vegetation.

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  • MINING INFORMATION

    New data published on the evolution of industrial mining and mining areas from 1985 to 2020.

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  • IRRIGATION AND GRASSLAND QUALITY

    Check out new features and layers of information, such as the evolution of the irrigation area and the evaluation of pasture quality in Brazil.

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  • THE IMPACT OF FIRE

    Data from Collection 1 of MapBiomas Fogo present the impacts of fire on the national territory over 36 years (1985 and 2020). In each of these years, Brazil burned an area larger than England: 150,957 km² per year, or 1.8% of the country. The accumulated result for the period reaches practically one fifth of the national territory: 1,672,142 km², or 19.6% of Brazil, with 65% of the total burned area being natural vegetation.

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  • WATER SURFACE REDUCTION

    Where is the water that was here? Data from Collection 1 of MapBiomas Água presents the analysis of satellite images of the entire national territory between 1985 and 2021 and indicates a clear trend of water surface loss in all hydrographic regions from all biomes of the country.

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