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Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980, CDIAC/NDP055
Entry ID: CDIAC_NDP055

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Abstract: [Summary adapted from the NDP-055 documentation]

This numeric data package (NDP-055) describes a land-use and biomass
database for Tropical Africa that contains 1980 land cover, maximum
potential aboveground biomass, and biomass estimates for woody
vegetation in 1980. In addition, the database includes information on
human populations in each nation and sub-national political unit in
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Description: Access to NDP-055 data and documentation

Description: NDP-055 data set documentation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 25.0   S: -30.0   E: 50.0   W: -20.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: S. Brown and G. Gaston
Dataset Title: Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and Carbon Estimates for 1980
Dataset Series Name: Numeric Data Publication
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, TN
Dataset Publisher: Carbon Dioxide Information and Analysis Center
Issue Identification: NDP-055
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1980-12-31
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Originating Center
Data Center
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U. S. Department of Energy Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: ndp055

Data Center Personnel
Fax: (865) 574-2232
Contact Address:
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O.. Box 2008
Province or State: TENNESSEE
Postal Code: 37831-6335
Country: USA
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 250 MB
Distribution Format: ASCII, ARC/INFO
Fees: None
Phone: 541-754-4346
Contact Address:
Winrock International
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97333
Country: USA
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Brown S., and G. Gaston. 1996. Tropical Africa: Land Use, Biomass, and
Carbon Estimates for 1980. NDP-055. Carbon Dioxide Information
Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24