LAND COVER AND LAND USE IN BRAZIL
Reviewed historical series
MapBiomas Collection 5 data show the 35 years (1985 to 2019) of Brazil's annual land cover and use maps on a 30 m scale with improvements in accuracy in the biomes and new classes of agriculture. The new limit of biomes on a scale of 1:250,000 from IBGE has already been used.
More classes and data layers
The number of classes mapped in Collection 5 increased from 19 to 21, including soy (2000-2019), cane, and perennial crop classes (beta version). Maps of the irrigated agriculture in Brazil (2000-2018) and pasture quality (2010 and 2018) were produced both in beta version.
Deforestation and regeneration
Data of native vegetation suppression and regeneration data for all Brazilian biomes covering the period of 1988 to 2017.
Historical data on Brazil's energy, transportation, and mining infrastructure were incorporated including roads, railways, airports, hydroelectric, thermoelectric, and transmission lines, among others.