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Central African Vegetation from Tropical Resources and Environment Monitoring by Satellite (TREES)
Entry ID: Caftrees_SAI

Abstract: This data set contains landcover imagery from Tropical Resources and
Environment monitoring by Satellite (TREES) of the Central African
Region. This project, which is being jointly conducted by the
Commission of the European Communities (CEC) and the European Space
Agency (ESA).

Geospatial Reference Information:

Geographic Coordinates Units decimal degrees
Horizontal Datum Name North American Datum of 1927
Ellipsoid Name Clark 1866
Related URL
Description: Central Africa Interactive GIS map using data from the Global Forest Watch.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 12.48   S: -13.46   E: 32.3   W: 7.99

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Space Applications Institute (SAI)
Dataset Title: Central African Vegetation from TREES (GRID)
Dataset Release Place: Ispra, Italy
Dataset Publisher: World Resources Institute
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: map coverage
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Quality GFW and its collaborators have collected data from sources believed
to be reliable. Furthermore, all GFW data has undergone a formalized
review process. GFW and its collaborators provide the data "as is" and
do not guarantee the accuracy of the data. The data is provided
without warranties expressed or ... View entire text
Use Constraints These data are copyrighted by WRI on behalf of GFW and its
collaborators. Use and reproduction of these data is authorized for
educational or other non-commercial purposes without prior permission
from the copyright holders. Also, we encourage news media to reproduce
the information and maps, as long as ... View entire text
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Data Center
Space Applications Institute, Joint Research Center, European Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: phillippe.mayuax at
Contact Address:
Space Applications Institute
TREES Project
MTV Unit
City: Ispra
Postal Code: 21020
Country: Italy
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: 322.0 KB
Distribution Format: ESRI Grid format
Fees: no fees
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-08-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26