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Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_CROP2000

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Croplands dataset represents the proportion of land areas used as cropland (land used for the cultivation of food) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre (SPOT) Image Vegetation sensor were combined with agricultural inventory data to create a global data set. The visual presentation of ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide data on the extent of croplands for research on human-environment interactions.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley
Dataset Title: Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000
Dataset Release Date: 2010
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: raster, map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_AGLANDS_CROP2000

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: GeoTiff
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley (2010), Global Agricultural Lands: Pastures, 2000, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H47H1GGR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-28

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