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

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/697
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Published2004-01-07
Updated2004-01-07
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Description

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.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • ECOSYSTEMS
  • TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS
  • FORESTS
  • LAND SURFACE
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION

Data Use and Citation

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/697

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Dataset has 3 companion files.

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