MapBiomas products are developed under constant evolution. Each year a new collection of land cover and land use maps is launched, improving and extending the period. The launches occurred in the 1st Technical Seminar and 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Annual Seminars of MapBiomas, where there were discussions with external invited participants about the collections and perspectives of land use monitoring and its applications in Brazil.
4th Mapbiomas Annual Seminar - Collection 4
Collection 4 of Brazil's annual land use and land cover maps (with improvements and inclusion 2018) was launched at the 4th Annual MapBiomas Seminar on August 29 in Brasilia. It also presented the release of unpublished deforestation and regeneration data for all Brazilian biomes in the last three decades mapped by the MapBiomas initiative.
3rd Mapbiomas Annual Seminar - Collection 3
The MapBiomas Collection 3 was launched in the 3rd MapBiomas Annual Seminar: Three decades of transformation of Brazilian territory, on August 17th, 2018, in Brasília. In the third collection of land cover and land use maps, MapBiomas doubled the length of the period, covering all the years from 1985 to 2017. MapBiomas team and invited specialists presented new data and discussed their applications for public policy.
2nd Mapbiomas Annual Seminar - Collection 2
The MapBiomas Collection 2 was launched in the 2nd Annual Seminar of MapBiomas: Transformations in Brazilian Territory in the 21st Century, on April 28th 2017, in Brasilia. This seminar presented to the technical/scientific community and public policy makers the land cover and land use annual maps from 2000 to 2016, methods and tools of MapBiomas and its applications on understanding the transformations of the territory and its economic impacts, social and environmental.
1st Mapbiomas Annual Seminar - Collection 1
In the 1st MapBiomas Annual Seminar, the Collection 1 was launched with the land cover and land use maps from 2008 to 2015 of the entire national territory produced with Landsat images. The Collection 1 was released on April 29, 2016, in Brasilia, where it was an opportunity to present to the technical and scientific community the results, methods and tools used in MapBiomas first collection of maps, as well as receive critics, suggestions and contributions for its improvements and evolution.
Mapbiomas Technical Seminar - Collection Beta
On November 26th, 2015, the MapBiomas web-platform was launched. In this first MapBiomas seminar it was presented the open and collaborative platform created to generate the maps, and the first pilot and experimental series of land cover mapping for the period of 2008 to 2015 for the entire country.