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RLC Vegetative Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1990

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/700
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Published2004-01-07
Updated2004-01-07
Usage947 downloads
Citations5 publications cited this dataset

Description

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).

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • VEGETATION COVER
  • LAND SURFACE
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION

Data Use and Citation

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Stone, T.A., and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC Vegetative Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1990. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/700

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Dataset has 7 companion files.

  • vmap90_legend.txt
  • RLC_veg_cover_1990.pdf
  • vmap90_readme.txt
  • vmap90_projection.txt
  • vmap90_method.pdf
  • vmap90_method.doc
  • vmap90_legend.dbf