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CHART: Forest cover by province in Sumatra

Chart: Forest cover by province in Sumatra
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This forest cover data is from Margono et al 2012. Related story at Rainforests decline sharply in Sumatra, but rate of deforestation slows.

Forest cover by province in Sumatra, 1990-2010 (square kilometers)

Aceh 3.861.782.083.431.811.623.321.791.53
North Sumatra2.532.120.412.121.760.351.921.690.24
West Sumatra2.691.960.732.41.730.672.291.70.59
Riau 5.674.181.493.83.490.322.532.290.23
Jambi 2.651.940.711.821.40.411.511.110.4
South Sumatra2.281.970.310.990.710.280.940.670.27
Bengkulu 1.040.470.570.810.340.460.770.320.45
Lampung 0.390.310.090.320.230.090.310.230.08
Total 21.1114.736.3915.6911.484.2113.589.793.79

CITATION: Belinda Arunarwati Margono, Svetlana Turubanova, Ilona Zhuravleva, Peter Potapov, Alexandra Tyukavina, Alessandro Baccini, Scott Goetz and Matthew C Hansen. Mapping and monitoring deforestation and forest degradation in Sumatra (Indonesia) using Landsat time series data sets from 1990 to 2010. Environ. Res. Lett. 7 034010 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/034010 Published 19 July 2012

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