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Forest

Details on District-wise forest cover for Odisha. Forest Cover refers to all lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 percent irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards, bamboo and palm.
Mangroves are salt tolerant evergreen forest ecosystems found mainly in tropical and subtropical costal and/or intertidal regions. A mangrove cover is defined as area covered under mangrove vegetation as interpreted from remote sensing data. It is included in the forest cover. The data refers to Mangrove Assessment and Mangrove Cover w.r.t. Total Geographic Area of the country .The data also specifies area in sq km for each type Very Dense Mangroves, Moderately Dense and Open Dense Mangroves.
Tree cover comprises of tree patches outside the recorded forest area exclusive of forest cover, less than minimum mappable area (one ha.). The data refers to Total Tree Cover w.r.t. Total Geographic Area of the country.
Forest Cover is defined as All lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 % irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards bamboo and palm. The data refers to Total Forest Cover w.r.t. Total Geographic Area of the country. The table also specifies area in sq km for each forest type Very Dense Forests, Moderately Dense and Open Dense Forests.
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