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LBA Regional Tree Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, 1992-1993 (DeFries et al.)


DatasetLBA Regional Tree Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, 1992-1993 (DeFries et al.)
Release date2003-09-15
Time period1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31

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Downloads6632008-03-072017-12-063104 total files downloaded


This data set is a subset of the 1-km global tree cover data set (DeFries et al. 1999) developed at the Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies (LGRSS) at the University of Maryland. The subset was created for the study area of the Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) in South America. The data are in ASCII GRID format.

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Defries, R.S., M.C. Hansen, J.R.G. Townshend, A.C. Janetos, and T.R. Loveland. 2003. LBA Regional Tree Cover from AVHRR, 1-km, 1992-1993 (DeFries et al.). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
broadleaf.dat.gz 9.3MB 1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31
deciduous.dat.gz 9.7MB 1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31
evergreen.dat.gz 9.6MB 1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31
needleleaf.dat.gz 63.3KB 1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31
treecover.dat.gz 9.7MB 1992-01-01 to 1993-12-31

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