Data Set Overview
|Data set||LBA-ECO CD-06 Amazon River Basin Land and Stream Drainage Direction Maps|
|Project||Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)|
|Time Period||1940-01-01 to 1960-01-01|
This data set provides high-resolution (~500 m) gridded land and stream drainage direction maps for the Amazon River basin, excluding the Rio Tocantins basin. These maps are the result of a new topography-independent analysis method (Mayorga et al., 2005) using the vector river network from the Digital Chart of the World (DCW, Danko, 1992) to create a high-resolution flow direction map. The data products include (1) a stream network coverage with stream order assigned to each reach; (2) the basin boundaries of the major tributaries to the Amazon mainstem; (3) the mouths; and (4) the source points of these tributaries. There are 7 ESRI ArcGIS shapefiles provided in compressed *.zip format and 4 GeoTiff image files with this data set.
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Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO): 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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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|amzmainstm_v.zip||11.6KB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amztrbsrc_v.zip||3.8KB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzflowdir.tif||34.0MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amztrbmth_v.zip||2.6KB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzstrmord_v.zip||3.4MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzbasin.tif||4.2MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzfloacc.tif||135.8MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzmouthpt_v.zip||1.4KB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzflowlen.tif||137.7MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amztrbbas_v.zip||563.6KB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|amzrivnet_v.zip||3.4MB||1940-01-01 - 1960-01-01|
|Number||Earliest Date||Lastest Date||Notes|
|Publications||1||2014||2014||Publications Citing this data set|
|Downloads||503||2012-05-07||2017-05-19||5749 total files downloaded|