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Global Rain Forest Mapping (GRFM) CD-ROMs from JAXA and NASA

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Abstract: The Global Rain Forest Mapping Project (GRFM) is an effort led by the
Earth Observation Research Center (EORC) of the National Space
Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) in cooperation with, among others,
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), NASA's Alaska SAR Facility
(ASF), the Space Applications Institute of the Joint Research Centre
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Description: South American Amazon Rainforest - September / December 1995, AM2a
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 22.0   S: -20.0   E: -48.0   W: -96.0
  N: 10.0   S: -9.0   E: 34.0   W: -14.0
  N: 27.0   S: -20.0   E: 151.0   W: 92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Taylor, V., L. Dutra, B. Chapman, L. Hess, A. Rosenqvist
Dataset Title: Global Rain Forest Mapping Project
Dataset Series Name: GRFM CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Japan
Dataset Publisher: NASDA
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-09-01
Stop Date: 1997-01-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 3 arcsec
Longitude Resolution: 3 arcsec
Temporal Resolution: daily
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Observation Research Center, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: victor at
Contact Address:
Earth Observation Research Center
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
National Space Development Agency (NASDA)
1-9-9, Roppongi, Minato-ku,
Postal Code: 106
Country: JAPAN
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Distribution Media: online
Fees: None

Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Fees: None
Phone: 818-354-3603
Fax: 818-393-5285
Email: bruce.chapman at
Contact Address:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mailstop 300-227
4800 Oak Grove Drive
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109
Country: USA
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Chapman, B., V. Taylor, and A. Rosenqvist. "Rain Forest mapping
Project to Release CD-ROMs", EOS: Transactions of the American
Geophysical Union, Vol. 79, Number 35, p. 417, September 1, 1998.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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