USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Colombia
Entry ID: USGS_GFOI_Colombia

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to:

foster the sustained availability of observations for national forest monitoring sy
stems; support governments that are establishing national systems by providing a platform for coordinating observations, providing assistance and guidance on utilizing ... View entire text

Purpose: Emissions from forests are estimated to amount to 15-20% of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – through deforestation, forest degradation, and land use change. In an effort to reduce these emissions, national governments are making significant investments in multilateral frameworks such as the REDD+ Partnership, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) of the World Bank, the United ... View entire text
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Description: Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 13.99   S: -5.52   E: -65.31   W: -80.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Colombia
Dataset Release Date: 2010
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Online Resource: http://lsiexplorer.cr.usgs.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-09
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30m
Longitude Resolution: 30m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EUGENE FOSNIGHT
Phone: 605-594-6157
Email: fosnight at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, 47914-252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Via Internet
Distribution Size: 200-600 megabytes
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 605-594-6157
Email: fosnight at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, 47914-252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-10-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-01-09
Future DIF Review Date: 2014-10-15
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