Why are time series so interesting ?

A time series can tell us about how a particular parameter (green cover, water area, etc.) varies with time.

The idea is that if we can understand the processes that cause the changes, we may be able to model and predict future changes.

Vegetation status

This and much more to be discovered in the tutorials
Module 14 - Modelling of environmental processes
and Module 15 - Time serie analysis !

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Lake Chad
Lake Chad in Africa in 1972 and then later in October 2001. Source: UNEP/GRID-Sioux Falls.

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