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.


Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
CARPE_ImagesandMaps


Geographic Coverage
 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/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA


Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >SAVANNAS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE CLASSES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
ENVIRONMENT
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
PLANNING CADASTRE


Instrument
AVHRR >Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer    [Information]


Project
CARPE >Central African Regional Programe for the Environment    [Information]


Quality
Combined LAC and GAC; classification used in 1996 CARPE map.


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
None


Keywords
vegetation map
landcover map
Central Africa


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    [Information]
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
DIDIER DEVERS
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


ARTURO RESTREPO
Role: DIF AUTHOR


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).

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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