IAI-Science-ISP-2-032-Ecosystem Processes: Overgrazing, Grass Transpiration, and Soil-Water Balance
Entry ID: IAIDIS480

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset refers to Final Report of the ISP round 2 project number 032,
which has the name "DESERTIFICATION AND ECOSYSTEM PROCESSES: OVERGRAZING, GRASS
TRANSPIRATION, AND SOIL-WATER BALANCE". Rangelands are the most extended units
of terrestrial vegetation on Earth. We know that desertification, mainly driven
by overgrazing, has changed their surface properties enough to cause surface
warming. ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: PDF of Final Report
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1
  N: -20.25   S: -56.71   E: -51.76   W: -74.97

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Reynolds, J.F.
Dataset Title: Desertification and Ecosystem Processes: Overgrazing, Grass Transpiration, and Soil-Water Balance
Dataset Publisher: IAI
Issue Identification: IAI-Science-ISP-2-032
Online Resource: ftp://disbr1.iai.int/iai/isp2/032-Reynolds/Final_Report.pdf
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
IAIDIS268

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-02-04
Stop Date: 2000-02-04
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, Data and Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disbr1.iai.int/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LUIS MARCELO ACHITE
Phone: (55-12) 3945-6868
Fax: (55-12) 3941-4410
Email: lmachite at dir.iai.int
Contact Address:
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research- IAI
Avenida dos Astronautas, 1758, Jardim da Granja
City: Sao Jose dos Campos
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 12227-010
Country: BRAZIL
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: james.f.reynolds at duke.edu
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-02-28
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