LBA-ECO LC-08 Soil, Vegetation, and Land Cover Maps for Brazil and South AmericaEntry ID: LC08_EOS_Maps
Abstract: This data set provides (1) soil maps for Brazil that are digital versions of the MAPA DE SOLOS DO BRASIL (EMBRAPA, 1981) classified at three levels of detail, 19-class, 70-class and 249-class; (2) vegetation maps for Brazil that are digital versions of the MAPA DE VEGETACAO DO BRASIL (IBGE, 1988) classified at three levels of detail, 13-class, 59-class, and an overprint (combination) class; and ... (3) a land cover map for all of South America that was derived from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data over the time period 1987 through 1991 (Stone et al., 1994). The seven soil, vegetation, and general land cover classification maps are provided as GeoTIFF files (*.tif) files. There are also three companion files (.pdf), one each, for the soil, vegetation, and land cover maps, with information on map units, class values, codes, and descriptions.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: BLISS, N.
Dataset Title: LBA-ECO LC-08 Soil, Vegetation, and Land Cover Maps for Brazil and South America
Dataset Release Date: 2013
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1155Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=1155&term2attribu...
Start Date: 1981-01-01Stop Date: 1991-12-31
Data Set Progress
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
UNEP/GRID-Sioux Falls EROS Data Center U.S. Geological Survey
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-15