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Station, as defined by the Marrakech Accords, is the direct human-induced conversion of forested land to non-forested land (with less than 10% crown cover).


KAROUSAKIS, K. and COFFEE-MORLOT, J. as quoted in Global Canopy Programme, "Glossary of Terms" - "The Little REDD Book. A Guide to governmental and non-governmental proposals for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation." (Global Canopy Foundation, November 2008.) Financing Mechanisms to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation: Issues in Design and Implementation. Paris Cedex 16, France: OECD. Jan 2007.

Alternative definition

The conversion of forest to other land use independently whether human-induced or not.

Alternative source

Terms and Definitions - FRA 2020, FAO, 2018 (