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LBA Regional Land Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, Version 1.2 (IGBP)

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Data setLBA Regional Land Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, Version 1.2 (IGBP)
Release date2003-09-15
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)
Time period1992-04-01 to 1993-03-31

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Citations220142016Publications citing this data set
Downloads8692007-12-132017-05-202181 total files downloaded


This data set is a subset of the IGBP DISCover data set, which was derived from the Global Land Cover Characteristics database. The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America (i.e., latitude 10 deg N to 25 deg S, longitude 30 to 85 W). The data are at 1-km resolution in ASCII GRID format.

Data set documentation


Brown, J., T.R. Loveland, D. Ohlen, and Z. Zhu. 2003. LBA Regional Land Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, Version 1.2 (IGBP). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
discover.dat.gz 2.8MB 1992-04-01 - 1993-03-31

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