GLOBAL VEGETATION TYPES, 1971-1982 (MATTHEWS)
Entry ID: VEG1X1

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Summary
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. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=419&term2attribut...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1971-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-01-01
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Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC) Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 419

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 212-675-5628
Email: Elaine.E.Matthews at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10025
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-21
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