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Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews)

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/419
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Published1999-05-05
Updated1999-05-05
Usage2499 downloads
Citations5 publications cited this dataset

Description

A global digital data base of vegetation was compiled at 1 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude resolution, drawing on approximately 100 published sources. Vegetation data from varied sources were consistently recorded using the hierarchical UNESCO classification system. The raw data base distinguishes about 180 vegetation types that have been collapsed to 32.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • VEGETATION COVER

Data Use and Citation

This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the NASA Data and Information Policy.

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Matthews, E.G. 1999. Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982 (Matthews). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/419

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  • veg1x1.help
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