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Detection date

Date when a loss of native vegetation is detected by satellite monitoring systems.

Corresponds to the date when deforestation was detected and/or observed.When deforestation is detected it has already happened or at least started. For example, a loss of native vegetation that was detected in a certain biome and in a specific month by satellite monitoring systems may have occurred days or months before detection; it may have happened illegally or with authorization from a public agency. 

See also:

https://g1.globo.com/natureza/noticia/2021/04/09/alertas-de-desmatamento-na-amazonia-batem-recorde-em-marco.ghtml

http://terrabrasilis.dpi.inpe.br/app/dashboard/alerts/legal/amazon/aggregated/

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