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CIESIN Thematic Guides: A Guide to Land-Use and Land-Cover Change (LUCC)
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Summary
Abstract: The Guide to Land-Use and Land-Cover Change (LUCC) discusses several important topics in land use and land cover change research such as deforestation, desertification, biodiversity loss, land cover and the water cycle, land cover and the carbon cycle, and urbanization. References and related resources are provided for each topic. LUCC is a Program Element of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program (IGBP) and International Human Dimensions Program on Global Environmental Change (IHDP). The guide is compiled as a joint project of the Land-Use and Land-Cover Change (LUCC) International Project Office (IPO) in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, and the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

Purpose: To provide a guide to land-use and land-cover change.
Service Citation
Originators: de Sherbinin, A., Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University
Title: CIESIN Thematic Guides: A Guide to Land-Use and Land-Cover Change (LUCC)
Release_Date: 2002
Provider: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Edition: 1.00
URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/guides
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Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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SERF Creation Date: 2002-12-03
SERF Last Revision Date: 2017-01-03
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