Central African Vegetation from Tropical Resources and Environment Monitoring by Satellite (TREES)
Entry ID: Caftrees_SAI

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Summary
Abstract: This data set contains landcover imagery from Tropical Resources and
Environment monitoring by Satellite (TREES) of the Central African
Region. This project, which is being jointly conducted by the
Commission of the European Communities (CEC) and the European Space
Agency (ESA).

Geospatial Reference Information:

Geographic Coordinates Units decimal degrees
Horizontal Datum Name North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid Name Clark 1866
Related URL
Description: Central Africa Interactive GIS map using data from the Global Forest Watch.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 12.48   S: -13.46   E: 32.3   W: 7.99

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Space Applications Institute (SAI)
Dataset Title: Central African Vegetation from TREES (GRID)
Dataset Release Place: Ispra, Italy
Dataset Publisher: World Resources Institute
Data Presentation Form: map coverage
Online Resource: http://www.globalforestwatch.org/english/datawarehouse/index.asp
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Quality GFW and its collaborators have collected data from sources believed
to be reliable. Furthermore, all GFW data has undergone a formalized
review process. GFW and its collaborators provide the data "as is" and
do not guarantee the accuracy of the data. The data is provided
without warranties expressed or implied and GFW and its collaborators
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Use Constraints These data are copyrighted by WRI on behalf of GFW and its
collaborators. Use and reproduction of these data is authorized for
educational or other non-commercial purposes without prior permission
from the copyright holders. Also, we encourage news media to reproduce
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Space Applications Institute, Joint Research Center, European Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sdi.jrc.ec.europa.eu/inspire/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PHILLIPPI MAYAUX
Email: phillippe.mayuax at jrc.it
Contact Address:
Space Applications Institute
TREES Project
MTV Unit
TP440
City: Ispra
Postal Code: 21020
Country: Italy
Distribution
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: 322 KB
Distribution Format: ESRI Grid format
Fees: no fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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