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USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Bangladesh
Entry ID: USGS_GFOI_BANGLADESH


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 systems; support governments that are establishing national systems by providing a platform for coordinating observations, providing assistance and guidance on utilizing ... View entire text

Purpose: By absorbing and storing atmospheric carbon, forests play an important role in the global carbon cycle and in the moderation of atmospheric greenhouse gases. Reducing deforestation and forest degradation will help address global climate change.

Emissions from forests are estimated to amount to 15-20% of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ? through deforestation, forest degradation, and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 23.7   S: 23.5   E: 90.35   W: 90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: USGS Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Bangladesh
Dataset Release Date: 2013-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-07-27
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Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/eros

Data Center Personnel
Name: LTA REPRESENTATIVE USGS 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: South Dakota
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: On-line (HTTP)
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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: South Dakota
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-25


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