Central American Vegetation/Land Cover Classification and Conservation Status
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PROARCA_CAMVEGLCCCS

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Summary
Abstract: The Central American Vegetation/Land Cover Classification and Conservation Status consists of GIS coverages of vegetation classes (forests, woodlands, savannas, shrubs, grasslands, wetlands, rocks, sand, soils, inland waters, parks and reserves) for Central America, derived from 1-kilometer resolution Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) imagery. This dataset is produced by Proyecto ... View entire text

Purpose: To identify remaining natural vegetation types in Central America.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 19.0   S: 6.0   E: -78.0   W: -92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Central American Commission on Environment and Development - CCAD, U.S. Agency for International Development - USAID, International Resources Group Ltd. - IRG, The Nature Conservancy - TNC, and Winrock International - WI
Dataset Title: Central American Vegetation/Land Cover Classification and Conservation Status
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: vector
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-01-01
Quality Using a gap analysis approach, a map of existing and proposed protected areas
was overlaid on the vegetation map to analyze the protection status of
vegetation types.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD), U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID), International ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PROARCA_CAMVEGLCCCS

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Size: 3.06 MB
Distribution Format: ARCE
Fees: 0
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-19
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