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RLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km

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Data setRLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/697
Release date2004-01-07
ProjectRussian Land Cover (RLC)
Time Period1998-01-01

Description

This data set is the Former Soviet Union (FSU) portion of the Generalized World Forest Map (WCMC, 1998), a 1-kilometer resolution generalized forest cover map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. There are five forest classes in the original global generalized map. Only two of those classes were distinguished in the geographical portion comprising the FSU.

Documentation

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Citation

Stone, T.A., and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/697
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Project

Russian Land Cover (RLC): The Russian Land Cover database consists of land use and land cover satellite-based map products of Russia and of the Former Soviet Union. The GIS products included provide scientists and resource managers with the information needed in the management, characterization, and measurement of Russian forest resources as well as the land use and land cover data needed for Russian land management.

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  • wfmap_projection.txt
  • wfmap_readme.txt
  • RLC_forestmap98.pdf

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
wfmap.dat.gz 1.1 MB 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31
wfmap.doc 621 B 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31
wfmap.img 35.3 MB 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31 wfmap.jpg
wfmap.zip 8.6 MB 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31

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