Globally peatlands store 550 Gt Carbon, which is 30% of terrestrial carbon and twice the carbon stored in forests.
Based on requirements from user organisations within the Global Peatland Initiative GPI the project objectives are improved mapping and monitoring of intact, degraded and cultivated peatlands for conservation, management and restoration worldwide.
Learn more about this Invitation To Tender on the esa-star Publication page.
Featured image: Skrebeļu bog area in Latvia. Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022) processed by ESA with Sentinel Hub EO Browser