RLC FOREST COVER MAP OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION, 1990Entry ID: rlc_forest_map_1990
Abstract: This data set is a 1:2.5 million scale forest cover map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union that was completed in 1990 (Garsia 1990). There are forty-five classes distinguished in this data set, of which 38 are forest cover classes. The purpose of this map was to create a generalized and up-to-date map of forest cover for the USSR. This map should not be viewed as a detailed forest cover map but more like an economic forestry map. The most important tree species of a region are highlighted rather than the dominant trees species or tree cover. Very few tree species are defined. In many cases, of course, the dominant and the most important trees species are the same.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: SCHLESINGER, P.STONE, T.A.
Dataset Title: RLC FOREST COVER MAP OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION, 1990
Dataset Release Date: 2004
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/691Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=691&term2attribut...
Start Date: 1990-01-01Stop Date: 1990-12-31
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: pschles at whrc.org
The Woods Hole Research Center P.O. Box 296
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-0296
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-01-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-03-13