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Global 1km Land Cover - Olson Global Ecosystem Legend (Asia)
Entry ID: geodata_0369


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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have generated a 1-km resolution global land cover characteristics data base for use in a wide range of environmental research and modeling applications. The global land cover characteristics database was developed on a continent-by-continent basis. All continental databases share the same map projections (Interrupted Goode Homolosine and Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area), have 1-km nominal spatial resolution, and are based on 1-km Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data spanning April 1992 through March 1993.

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Description: Search and access the data from the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 89.32 S: -10.61  E: 179.66  W: 26.35

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Global 1km Land Cover - Olson Global Ecosystem Legend
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ASIA
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN


Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1km
Longitude Resolution: 1km


Science Keywords
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ENVIRONMENT


Instrument
AVHRR >Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer    [Information]


Project
UNEP/GRID >UNEP/Global Resources Information Database    [Information]


Use Constraints
There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.


Keywords
Land cover
asia
pacific
global
olson
global ecosystem
satellite


Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA


Global Resource Information Database - Geneva, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.grid.unep.ch/

Data Center Personnel
Name: UNEP/GRID
Phone: +254-2-621234
Fax: +254-2-226890 or 215787
Email: gridinfo at unep.org
Contact Address:
United Nations Environment Programme
Global Resource Information Database UNEP/GRID
P.O.Box 30552
Province or State: Nairobi
Country: KENYA


Personnel
ANDREA DE BONO
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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