Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM FAO/IISA 2000
Entry ID: FAO_GAEZ

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Summary
Abstract: [The summary was adapted from the GAEZ Web site]

The Global Agro-ecological Zoning (GAEZ) website and CD-ROM was
produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United
Nations (FAO) with the collaboration of the International Institute
for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). The data were based on an
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Description: Global Agro-ecological Zoning (GAEZ) information and data.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: FAO/IISA
Dataset Title: Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM
Dataset Series Name: Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Laxenburg, Austria
Dataset Publisher: FAO and IISA
Online Resource: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/GAEZ/index.htm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > CROP/PLANT YIELDS Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE > RECLAMATION/REVEGETATION/RESTORATION > GLOBAL RECLAMATION/REVEGETATION/RESTORATION Parameter Definition
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Quality Multiple layers and analysis are available from the FAO website, however, the
database is low resolution.

Recent availability of digital global databases of climatic parameters,
topography, soil and terrain, and land cover has allowed for revisions and
improvements in calculation procedures and to expand assessments of AEZ crop
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/

Data Center Personnel
Name: IIASA
Email: lucinfo at iiasa.ac.at
Contact Address:
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
City: Laxenburg
Country: Austria
Distribution
Distribution Media: WWW, CD-ROM
Distribution Format: various
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: fisher at iiasa.ac.at
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Publications/References
A comprehensive bibliographu can be found at:
http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/GAEZ/index.htm
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-11-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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