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Amazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992

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Data setAmazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/228
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere

Description

The precipitation data is 0.2 degree gridded monthly precipitation data based upon monthly rain data from Peru and Bolivia and daily rain data from Brazil. The extent of the data ranges from 5.2N and -20.0S to -49.4W to -79.6W

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Citation

Dunne, T. 1999. Amazon River Basin Precipitation, 1972-1992. Data set. Available on-line [http://www.daac.ornl.gov] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/228
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Project

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?"

Companion Files

  • amazon_readme.txt
  • ascii_newrain_readme.txt

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Data Set File (Granule)File SizeDates
newrain.tar.Z 3.7 MB 1972-01-01 - 1992-12-31
ascii_newrain.tar.gz 4.4 MB 1972-01-01 - 1992-12-31
tif_newrain.zip 3.4 MB 1972-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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