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From 2001 to 2020, Jordan lost 0kha of tree cover, equivalent to a -36.4% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Jordan from 2001 to 2020, 0kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Jordan, the top 5 regions were responsible for 100.0% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2020. Ajlun had the most tree cover loss at 0.0kha compared to an average of 0.0 kha.

Ajlun0.0kha
Irbid0.0kha
Balqa0.0kha
Jarash0.0kha
Amman0.0kha
From 2000 to 2020, Jordan experienced a net change of 0.8 kha (9.99%) in tree cover.
  • The loss total is different from annual tree cover loss, as this data was created using a different method and forest definition. For gross or annual loss information, please see the tree cover loss widget.
  • Disturbance represents areas that experienced both loss and gain between 2000 and 2020
From 2000 to 2020, Jordan gained 0.9 kha of tree cover equal to 0.00% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Jordan
Weekly Fire Alerts In Jordan
In Jordan the peak fire season typically occurs in February. There were 7 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 16 Jul 2023 and 12 Nov 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Jordan Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Jordan Compared to Other Areas
In Jordan there have been 7 VIIRS fire alerts reported so far in 2023 considering high confidence alerts only. This total is high compared to the total for previous years going back to 2023. The most fires recorded in a year was 2020, with 19.

Between 16 Jul 2023 and 12 Nov 2023 Jordan experienced a total of 89 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Jordan's Irbid Governorate Faces Environmental Concerns with Recent Fire Incidents

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