Vegetation Map of Central Africa from AVHRR LAC and GAC Images used in CARPE Map

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: N. Laporte and M. Heinicke,C. Justice , S. Goetz
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: Vegetation Map of Central Africa from AVHRR LAC and GAC Images used in CARPE Map
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: map
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place:
Publisher: University of Maryland
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://carpe.umd.edu/
Description:
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.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: 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).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19900101
Ending_Date: 19991231
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -7.5
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 22.5
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -10.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > FORESTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > SAVANNAS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT > LAND USE CLASSES
Theme_Keyword: AVHRR > ADVANCED VERY HIGH RESOLUTION RADIOMETER
Theme_Keyword: CARPE > CENTRAL AFRICAN REGIONAL PROGRAME FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: Vegetation Map
Theme_Keyword: Landcover Map
Theme_Keyword: Central Africa
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
Theme_Keyword: PLANNING CADASTRE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > AFRICA > CENTRAL AFRICA
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: DIDIER DEVERS
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of Maryland
Address: Department of Geography
Address: 2181 LeFrak Hall
City: College Park
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20742
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 405-8298
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (301) 314-6503
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: didier@hermes.geog.umd.edu
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Combined LAC and GAC; classification used in 1996 CARPE map.
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: DOS/USAID/CARPE > Central African Regional Program for the Environment, United States Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State
Contact_Person: DIDIER DEVERS
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of Maryland
Address: Department of Geography
Address: 2181 LeFrak Hall
City: College Park
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20742
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 405-8298
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (301) 314-6503
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: didier@hermes.geog.umd.edu
Resource_Description: CARPE_smallcomb
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://carpe.umd.edu/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://carpe.umd.edu/
Access_Instructions:
Associated CARPE data products.
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20040227
Metadata_Review_Date: 20080530
Metadata_Future_Review_Date: 20050227
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ARTURO RESTREPO
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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