A Global Forest Cover Data Set from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC)
Entry ID: Global_Forest_Cover

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Summary
Abstract: Mounting global concern over the conservation status of the world's
biodiversity, especially at ecosystem and species levels, has led
tocalls for increasing the extent of protected areas and for
identifying priority areas for conservation. Although most decisions
to establish protected areas are made at the national level,
international perspectives are necessary both ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Home Page for the WCMC Global Overview of Forest Conservation

Description: WCMC Forest Statistical Data, charts, and maps
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Iremonger, S., C. Ravilious and T. Quinton
Dataset Title: A statistical analysis of global forest conservation
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Release Place: Cambridge, UK
Dataset Publisher: WCMC
Other Citation Details: In: Iremonger, S., C. Ravilious and T. Quinton (Eds.) A global overview of forest conservation
Online Resource: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/forest/data/cdrom2/
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Nations Environment Programme Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: S. IREMONGER
Phone: +44-1223-277314
Fax: +44-1223-277136
Email: info at wcmc.org.uk
Contact Address:
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Cambridge
219 Huntingdon Road
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Distribution
Distribution Media: online web
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +44-1223-277314
Fax: +44-1223-277136
Email: info at wcmc.org.uk
Contact Address:
World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Cambridge
219 Huntingdon Road
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
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Publications/References
Iremonger, S., C. Ravilious and T. Quinton (1997.). A statistical
analysis of global forest conservation. In: Iremonger, S.,
C. Ravilious and T. Quinton (Eds.) A global overview of forest
conservation. Including: GIS files of forests and protected areas,
version 2. CD-ROM. CIFOR and WCMC, Cambridge, U.K.

For further references, see:
http://www.unep-wcmc.org/forest/data/cdrom2/refs.htm
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-02-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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