Project: VEGETATION COLLECTIONSProject: VEGETATION COLLECTIONS
The ORNL DAAC compiles, archives, and distributes gridded data on vegetation from regional to continental scales.
Data Set: Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews)Data Set: Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews)
A global digital data base of vegetation was compiled at 1 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude resolution, drawing on approximately 100 published sources. Vegetation data from varied sources were consistently recorded using the hierarchical UNESCO classification system. The raw data base distinguishes about 180 vegetation types that have been collapsed to 32.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Matthews, E. 1999. Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews). 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/419
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All Data Taken At Latitude: 90.00N, Longitude: 180.00E
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