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CHART: Zoning of primary forests in Sumatra

Chart: Zoning of primary forests 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.

Change in concessions in primary forests in Sumatra, 1990-2010 (square kilometers)

Protection forests (HL)4.213.973.81
Conservation forests (HK)4.223.953.9
Regular production forests (HP)4.843.112.35
Limited production forests (HPT)2.892.111.7
Convertible production forests (HPK)
Outside forest land use zone (plantations - APL)3.051.521.18

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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