LBA/South American Data -- Land Cover Map of South America
Entry ID: EOSWEBSTER_LBA_SA_Land_CoverMap

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Summary
Abstract: This 1 km resolution 41-class land cover classification map of South America was produced from 1-15 km National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data over the time period 1987 through 1991.

These data were originally acquired from Woods Hole Research Center (http://terra.whrc.org/science/tropfor/setLBA.htm) and were modified as described in documentation provided when data are ordered from EOS-WEBSTER.

Digital images of these data are also available from the EOS-WEBSTER Image Gallary. Please see the Data Tab at the following URL: http://eos-earthdata.sr.unh.edu/. These images can be downloaded as JPEGs and used directly in a document or printed.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 12.5   S: -56.0   E: -35.0   W: -81.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Stone, T.A., P. Schlesinger, G.M. Woodwell, and R.A. Houghton
Dataset Title: A Map of the Vegetation of South America Based on Satellite Imagery.
Dataset Series Name: Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing
Issue Identification: 60(5):541-551
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
EOSWEBSTER_LBA_SA

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1991-12-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: .0083 deg
Longitude Resolution: .0083 deg
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
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 603-862-1792
Fax: 603-862-0188
Email: shannon.spencer at 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
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Publications/References
Woods Hole Research Center Website:
http://terra.whrc.org/science/tropfor/setLBA.htm.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-07-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-09
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