State of Forests Report 2015

State of Forests Report is published by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) on a biennial basis since 1987. Forest cover of the country is mapped through indigenous RESOURCESAT -2 satellite data with a LISS III sensor.
Key Definitions
Canopy and Canopy Density
The cover of branches and Foliage formed by the crown of trees is called Canopy.  The percentage area of land covered by the canopy of tre…

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