Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) Potential Vegetation
Entry ID: EOSWEBSTER_VEMAP_VEG

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Summary
Abstract: The VEMAP Reference Data collection contains the following dataset: Landcover - potential natural vegetation under current conditions.

Data provided by the Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are gridded monthly time series climate data for the Conterminous United States at 0.5 x 0.5 degree spatial resolution.
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Description: The Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 26.0   E: -66.0   W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kittel, T.G.F., N.A. Rosenbloom, T.H. Painter, D.S. Schimel, H.H. Fisher, A. Grimsdell, VEMAP Participants
Dataset Title: VEMAP Phase I: An Integrated Input Dataset for Ecosystem and Vegetation Modeling for the Conterminous United States
Dataset Series Name: ORNL Distributed Active Archive Center
Dataset Release Date: 1998, release 2001 to UNH
Dataset Publisher: CSRC, University of New Hampshire
Data Presentation Form: ASCII, image, binary
Online Resource: http://eos-earthdata.sr.unh.edu/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
EOSWEBSTER_VEMAP_REFERENCE

Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.5 deg.
Longitude Resolution: 0.5 deg.
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Use of the VEMAP dataset is subject to the following guidelines and
restrictions:

(1) Users may confer with the NCAR VEMAP Data Group
to ensure that the intended application of the dataset is consistent
with the generation and limitations of the data.

(2) To help us identify dataset errors or ... View entire text
Originating Center
Data Center
EOS-EARTHDATA, Complex Systems Research Center, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, Univ. of New Hampshire Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eos-earthdata.sr.unh.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EARTH SYSTEMS RESEARCH CENTER
Phone: 1-603-862-3785
Fax: 603-862-0188
Email: eosearthdatasupport at foghorn.sr.unh.edu
Contact Address:
Complex Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space
Morse Hall
University of New Hampshire
City: Durham
Province or State: New Hampshire
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM, Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ASCII, GIF images, binary
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 603-862-0348
Fax: 603-862-0188
Email: annette.schloss at unh.edu
Contact Address:
Complex Systems Research Center
Morse Hall
University of New Hampshire
City: Durham
Province or State: New Hampshire
Postal Code: 03824
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Kittel, T.G.F., N.A. Rosenbloom, T.H. Painter, D.S. Schimel, and VEMAP
Modeling Participants (1995). The VEMAP integrated database for
modeling United States ecosystem/vegetation sensitivity to climate
change. J. Biogeog. 22:857-862.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-09
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