Data Set Overview
|Data set||RLC Vegetative Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1990|
|Project||Russian Land Cover (RLC)|
This dataset is a 1:4 million scale vegetation map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. Three hundred seventy-three cover classes are distinguished, of which nearly 145 are forest cover-related classes. Stone and Schlesinger (1993) digitized the map Vegetation of the Soviet Union, 1990 (Institute of Geography, 1990).
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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.
Project data set list for Russian Land Cover (RLC).
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates||Companion file|
|vmap90.dat.gz||1.8 MB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31|
|vmap90.doc||483 B||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31|
|vmap90.img.gz||1.5 MB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31||vmap90.jpg|
|vmap90.zip||10.0 MB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31|
Files related to this data set have been downloaded on 880 occasions since 2007-12-02, totaling 2511 files.