CARPE - Vegetation Map of Central Africa from AVHRR LAC and GAC Images used in CARPE Map
Entry ID: CARPE_smallcomb

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Summary
Abstract: Landcover map of central Africa derived from LAC data for the Forest domain and
GAC data for the savannas (1990's). MapScale is 1:500,000.
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Description: Associated CARPE data products.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 22.5   S: -10.0   E: 30.0   W: -7.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: N. Laporte and M. Heinicke,C. Justice , S. Goetz
Dataset Title: Vegetation Map of Central Africa from AVHRR LAC and GAC Images used in CARPE Map
Dataset Publisher: University of Maryland
Data Presentation Form: map
Online Resource: http://carpe.umd.edu/
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
CARPE_ImagesandMaps

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Quality Combined LAC and GAC; classification used in 1996 CARPE map.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Central African Regional Program for the Environment, United States Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://carpe.umd.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DIDIER DEVERS
Phone: (301) 405-8298
Fax: (301) 314-6503
Email: didier at hermes.geog.umd.edu
Contact Address:
University of Maryland
Department of Geography
2181 LeFrak Hall
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (301) 405-8298
Fax: (301) 314-6503
Email: didier at hermes.geog.umd.edu
Contact Address:
University of Maryland
Department of Geography
2181 LeFrak Hall
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Publications/References
N. Laporte and M. Heinicke,C. Justice , S. Goetz, 1997, "A New Land Cover Map
of Central Africa Derived from Multiresolution, Multitemporal AVHRR Data", IJRS
(in press).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-30
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-02-27
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