Status of Human Footprint & Land Cover
As of 2017, total human footprint in the Al-Pac FMA area was 8.5%.
What you’ll find in this chapter
Summary of the status and trend of human footprint (circa 2017) in the Al-Pac FMA area.
Summary of overall linear footprint density, and density by linear feature type including seismic lines, pipelines, and roads.
Summary of the trend in vegetation and old forest stand types in the Al-Pac FMA area between 1999 and 2017.
Summary of the proportion of interior native habitat at four different distances (0 m, 50 m, 200 m, 500 m) from human footprint.
Spotlight on research investigating how satellite information can be used to measure the recovery of forest harvest areas. A summary of metrics for the Al-Pac FMA area is provided.