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SAFARI 2000 Carbon in Live Vegetation, 0.5-Deg (Olson)

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Data setSAFARI 2000 Carbon in Live Vegetation, 0.5-Deg (Olson)
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/633
Release date2002-04-25
ProjectSAFARI 2000 (S2K)
Time Period1960-01-01 to 1980-12-31

Description

This data set is a subset of Olson's Major World Ecosystem Complexes for southern Africa in ASCII GRID and binary image file formats. Olson's Major World Ecosystem Complexes Ranked by Carbon in Live Vegetation is a computerized database, used to generate a global vegetation map of 44 different land ecosystem complexes (mosaics of vegetation or landscapes) comprising seven broad groups.

Documentation

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Citation

Olson, J.S., J.A. Watts, and L.J. Allison. 2002. SAFARI 2000 Carbon in Live Vegetation, 0.5-Deg (Olson). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/633
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Project

SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.

Project data set list for SAFARI 2000 (S2K).

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
olson_safari.dat 21.9 KB 1960-01-01 - 1980-12-31
olson_safari.img 8.8 KB 1960-01-01 - 1980-12-31

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