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SAFARI 2000 Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley)

Data Set Overview

Data setSAFARI 2000 Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley)
Release date2002-04-25
ProjectSouthern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)
Time period1753-01-01 to 1992-12-31

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Downloads1222008-02-252017-03-16295 total files downloaded


This data set consists of a southern African subset of the 5-min resolution Global Potential Vegetation data set developed by Navin Ramankutty and Jon Foley at the University of Wisconsin. Data are available in both ASCII GRID and binary image file formats.

Data set documentation


Ramankutty, N., and J.A. Foley. 2002. SAFARI 2000 Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates 34.3KB 1753-01-01 - 1992-12-31 24.7KB 1753-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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Data set has 2 companion files.

  • Potential_Veg_readme.pdf
  • 0_readme.txt