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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)
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/679
Release date2003-09-15
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period1992-04-01 to 1993-03-31

Description

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.

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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. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/679
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Project

Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere : 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?"

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

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