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ORNL DAAC Data Set LBA Regional Boundary for the Amazon and Tocantins River Basins, 5-min

LBA Regional Boundary for the Amazon and Tocantins River Basins, 5-min
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Project: LBA

Project: LBA
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?"

Data Set: LBA Regional Boundary for the Amazon and Tocantins River Basins, 5-min

Data Set: LBA Regional Boundary for the Amazon and Tocantins River Basins, 5-min
This data set is an expanded version of the Costa et al. (2000) data set and consists of a single grid with values of 1 for cells within the basins and 0 for cells outside. The resolution of the data set is 5 x 5 min (approximately 9 x 9 km). The area of this data set is consistent with the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America. The data file is in ASCII GRID format.

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Costa, M. H., C. H. C. Oliveira, R. G. Andrade, T. R. Bustamante, F. A. Silva, and M. T. Coe. 2003. LBA Regional Boundary for the Amazon and Tocantins River Basins, 5-min. 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/670

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All Data Taken At Latitude: 10.00N To 25.00S, Longitude: 30.00W To 85.00W

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