GLOBAL VEGETATION TYPES, 1971-1982 (MATTHEWS)Entry ID: VEG1X1
Abstract: The global vegetation type data of 1 x 1 degree latitude and longitude resolution were designed for use in studies of climate and climate change. Vegetation data were compiled in digital form from approximately 100 published sources. The raw data base distinguished about 180 vegetation types that have been collapsed to 32. The vegetation data were encoded using the UNESCO classification system. ... Additional information about this data set can be found at http://www.giss.nasa.gov/data/landuse/vegeem.html. ORNL DAAC maintains information on related data sets in the Vegetation Collection. Data Citation The data set should be cited as follows: Matthews, E. 1999. Global Vegetation Types, 1971-1982. Available on-line from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: MATTHEWS, E.
Dataset Title: GLOBAL VEGETATION TYPES, 1971-1982 (MATTHEWS)
Dataset Release Date: 1999
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/419Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=419&term2attribut...
Start Date: 1971-01-01Stop Date: 1982-01-01
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-01-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-29