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TREES Landcover Data for Venezuela (1996)

Abstract: The new TREES map is derived from the ATSR-2 sensor (Along Track Scanning
Radiometer) onboard the ERS-2 Satellite from 1999-2000. The map represents
forest cover in 1996. The data are at 1 km2 resolution (0.009 degrees) and are
received in the 0.55, 0.65, 0.85, 1.6, 11, and 12 microns. The data can be
downloaded in near-real-time from the European Space Agency's ESRIN site. The
data are ... View entire text
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Description: Offers a web map service where users can choose multiple data layers and
generate a interactive map of Venezuela.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 7.34   S: 6.31   E: -61.41   W: -63.89

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Tropical Ecosystem Environment Observation by Satellites (TREES)
Dataset Title: TREES Landcover Data for Venezuela (1996)
Dataset Release Place: Ispra, Italy
Dataset Publisher: European Commission
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: raster digital data
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Stop Date: 1996-12-31
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 do not ... View entire text
Access Constraints Unrestricted
Use Constraints This data is copyright to Global Forest Watch and/or its collaborators. Use and
reproduction of this data is authorized for educational or other non-commercial
purposes without prior permission from the copyright holders. You may make as
many copies of the data as you wish; give exact copies of the original data to
anyone; and distribute the data in its unmodified form via electronic means.
There is no charge for any of the above. You are specifically prohibited from
charging, or requesting donation, for any such copies, however made; from
publishing; and from distributing the data with other products (commercial or
otherwise) without prior written permission.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Space Applications Institute, Joint Research Center, European Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 39 332 78 5110
Fax: 39 332 78 9660
Email: hugh.eva at
Contact Address:
TREES Project
TP 641, JRC
City: Ispra (VA)
Postal Code: I-21020
Country: Italy
Distribution Media: online
Distribution Size: 95 KB
Distribution Format: shapefile
Fees: No fees
H. Eva and S. Jones, A forest map of South America (Ispra, Italy: Tropical
Ecosystem Environment Observation by Satellite (TREES), unpublished data).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24