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Protected Areas International - Biosphere Reserves, Ramsar and World Heritage Sites (Points)
Entry ID: geodata_2122


Summary
Abstract: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the core database representing protected areas at a global scale including -where available- GIS- compatible point and boundary files. Compiled from multiple sources, the WDPA is the most complete compilation of protected areas data ever developed. Includes marine and terrestrial UNECO World Heritage sites (natural/mixed), UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserves and Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar).

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: Search and access the data from the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer.

Geographic Coverage
 N: -60.5033 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Protected Areas International - Biosphere Reserves, Ramsar and World Heritage Sites (Points)
Dataset Release Date: 2009-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-12-31


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONSERVATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR >CONSERVATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >COMMUNITY DYNAMICS >BIODIVERSITY FUNCTIONS    [Definition]


Project
UNEP/GRID >UNEP/Global Resources Information Database    [Information]


Use Constraints
Restricted


Keywords
Conservation
biodiversity
Reserves


Data Center
World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Nations Environment Programme    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.unep-wcmc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SILVIO OLIVIERI
Email: s.olivieri at conservation.org

Global Resource Information Database - Geneva, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.grid.unep.ch/

Data Center Personnel
Name: UNEP/GRID
Phone: +254-2-621234
Fax: +254-2-226890 or 215787
Email: gridinfo at unep.org
Contact Address:
United Nations Environment Programme
Global Resource Information Database UNEP/GRID
P.O.Box 30552
Province or State: Nairobi
Country: KENYA


Personnel
ANDREA DE BONO
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08



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