Project: LBAProject: 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 Hydrographic Data, 1-Degree, Release 2.2 (Cogley)Data Set: LBA Regional Hydrographic Data, 1-Degree, Release 2.2 (Cogley)
This data set is a subset of Cogley's 1998 global hydrographic data set (GGHYDRO, Release 2.2). The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America. The subset is organized into 19 files containing terrain type, stream frequency counts, major drainage basins, and annual water runoff for the LBA study area. The data are presented at a spatial resolution of 1-degree latitude by 1-degree longitude in ASCII GRID file format.
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Cogley, J. G. 2003. LBA Regional Hydrographic Data, 1-Deg, Release 2.2 (Cogley). Available on-line [http:/www.daac.ornl.gov] from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/676
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All Data Taken At Latitude: 10.00N To 25.00S, Longitude: 30.00W To 85.00W
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