IAI-Science-ISP-3-077-001: Biozones of Patagonia (Argentina)
Entry ID: IAIDIS666

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Abstract: "We present a classification of Patagonian ecosystems basedon
functional attributes derived from the seasonal curves of Normalized Difference
Vegetation Index (NDVI), calculated from spectral data provided by the
NOAA/AVHRR satellites. The attributes used were the annual integral, the
relative range of NDVI,and the date of maximum NDVI. These attributes capture
critical aspects of the seasonal ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -30.0   S: -60.0   E: -60.0   W: -70.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Paruelo, J.M., Jobbagy E.G., Sala O.E.
Dataset Title: Biozones of Patagonia (Argentina)
Dataset Series Name: A regional assessment of land use impact on ecosystem function and structure in temperate areas of North and South America
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Publisher: IAI
Issue Identification: IAI-Scientific_Articles_ISP3_077_Published_001
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-06-01
Stop Date: 2001-05-31
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Originating Center
Data Center
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, Data and Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://disbr1.iai.int/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (55-12) 3945-6868
Fax: (55-12) 3941-4410
Email: lmachite at dir.iai.int
Contact Address:
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research- IAI
Avenida dos Astronautas, 1758, Jardim da Granja
City: Sao Jose dos Campos
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 12227-010
Country: BRAZIL
Phone: +54-11-4524-8070
Email: paruelo at ifeva.edu.ar
City: Buenos Aires
Country: Argentina
Paruelo, J.M., Jobbagy E.G., Sala O.E. "Biozones of Patagonia (Argentina)",
Journal " Ecologia Austral, Vol. 8, pages 145-153, December 1998.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-02-28
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