Technical notes developed by the MapBiomas Project regarding specific issues.
- Technical note on the severe drought in the state of Amazonas in September 2023 (10.16.2023) – Presents an overview of the drought affecting the state of Amazonas based on water surface reduction data between September 2022 and September 2023.
- Technical Note on the deforestation in the state of Santa Catarina (04.10.2023 - only in Portuguese) - Presents a profile of deforestation in the state of Santa Catarina for the period 2019 to 2023 by size classes of deforestation events.
- Technical Note on Analysis of the expansion of urbanized areas on the north coast of São Paulo (27.02.2023 - only in portuguese) - Presents analyzes of the increase in the urbanized area from 1985 to 2021 in the municipalities on the North Coast of São Paulo affected by a large volume of rain between February 18 and 19, 2023.
- Technical Note on urban occupation around water bodies in Brazil (01.08.2022 - only in portuguese) - Presents analyzes of the areas occupied and not occupied by urbanization in the marginal range of 30 m of urban water bodies between 1985 and 2020 in Brazil (which correspond to the minimum range of APP provided for in the Forest Code).
- Technical Note on Potential impacts of due diligence criteria on the protection of threatened South American non-forest natural ecosystems (updated version 07.07.2022) – Presents an assessment of natural ecosystems in South America that the proposed European regulation would protect by against imported deforestation if the FAO definition of forests were used as a criterion.
- Technical Note on Suspended Sediments in the Tapajós Watershed (24.1.2022 - only in Portuguese) – Presents an analysis of possible causes of increased sediments in the Tapajós River Basin in the State of Pará.
- Technical Note on Madeira River Garimpos (12.01.2021 - only in Portuguese) – Presents the feasibility of remote detection and monitoring of garimpo activity in Madeira River, Brazilian Amazon.
- Technical Note on the Impact of Dispatch n. 4410/2020 of the Ministry of the Environment (only in Portuguese) – Quantitatively estimates the impact of Dispatch No. 4.410/2020 of the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) on the total of degraded areas to be recovered in the Atlantic Forest.
- Technical Note on Pasture Mapping (12.06.2020 - only in Portuguese) – Clarifies doubts raised about MapBiomas' pasture mapping and its differences to other pasture area estimates performed in Brazil.