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LBA Regional Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley)

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/684
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Release Date2003-09-15
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Description

The data set consists of a subset for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America (i.e., longitude 85 deg to 30 deg W, latitude 25 deg S to 10 deg N) of the 5-min resolution Global Potential Vegetation data set developed by Navin Ramankutty and Jon Foley at the University of Wisconsin. Data are available in both ASCII GRID and binary image file formats.The original map was derived at a 5-min resolution and contains natural vegetation classified into 15 types.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • VEGETATION COVER

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Ramankutty, N., and J.A. Foley. 2002. LBA Regional Potential Vegetation, 5-min (Ramankutty and Foley). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/684

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Data File (Granule)SizeDates
potveg.dat.gz 31.1KB 1900-10-10 to 1992-01-01

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