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


DatasetRLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km
Release date2004-01-07
Time period1998-01-01 to 1998-12-31

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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.

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Stone, T.A., and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC Generalized Forest Map of the Former Soviet Union, 1-km. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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

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Dataset has 3 companion files.

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