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LBA-ECO LC-01 SRTM 90-Meter Digital Elevation Model, Northern Ecuadorian Amazon

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Data setLBA-ECO LC-01 SRTM 90-Meter Digital Elevation Model, Northern Ecuadorian Amazon
Release date2012-05-15
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period2000-02-11


This data set provides 90-meter resolution Digital Elevation Model data used in the University of North Carolina's Carolina Population Center (CPC) Ecuador Projects. The topographic data were derived from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) C-band and X-band interferometric synthetic aperture radars (IFSARs) data that were acquired over 80% of Earth's land mass in February 2000. This data set includes one image in GeoTiff format that is a subset for the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon region.


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Bilsborrow, R.E., S.J. Walsh, and B.G. Frizzelle. 2012. LBA-ECO LC-01 SRTM 90-Meter Digital Elevation Model, Northern Ecuadorian Amazon. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere : The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) is an intensive scientific investigation of the tropical rainforest of Brazil and portions of adjacent countries. Like FIFE and BOREAS, this project uses intensive remote-sensing techniques and ground-based experiments to investigate the atmosphere-biosphere-hydrosphere dynamics of this large tropical region. The LBA Project encompasses several scientific disciplines, or components. The LBA-ECO component focuses on the question: "How do tropical forest conversion, regrowth, and selective logging influence carbon storage, nutrient dynamics, trace gas fluxes, and the prospect for sustainable land use in Amazonia?"

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  • LC01_SRTM_DEM_90m_NEC.pdf

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
srtm90_elev.tif 79.0 MB 2000-02-11 - 2000-02-22

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