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Bhutan Land use planning GIS Database
Entry ID: ICId0014_202


Summary
Abstract: Land cover has been interpreted from Satellite images and field
checked, other information has been digitized from topographic maps

Members informations:
Attached Vector(s):
MemberID: 1
Vector Name: Land use
Source Map Name: SPOT Pan
Source Map Scale: 50000
Source Map Date: 1989/90
Projection: Polyconic on Modified Everest Ellipsoid
Feature_type: polygon
Vector
Land use maps, interpreted from SPOT panchromatic imagery and field
checked (18 classes)

Members informations:
Attached Vector(s):
MemberID: 2
Vector Name: Administrative boundaries
Source Map Name: topo sheets
Source Map Scale: 50000
Source Map Date: ?
Feature_type: polygon
Vector
Dzongkhags (Districts) and Gewogs

Members informations:
Attached Vector(s):
MemberID: 3
Vector Name: Roads
Source Map Name: topo sheets
Source Map Scale: 50000
Source Map Date: ?
Feature_type: lines
Vector
Road network

Attached Report(s)
Member ID: 4
Report Name: Atlas of Bhutan
Report Authors: Land use planning section
Report Publisher: Ministry of Agriculture, Thimpu
Report Date: 1997-06-01
Report
Land cover (1:250000) and area statistics of 20 Dzongkhags

Geographic Coverage
 N: 28.46 S: 26.54  E: 92.37  W: 88.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: PPD-MoA, Thimpu, Bhutan
Dataset Title: Bhutan Land use planning GIS Database
Version: Not provided
Online Resource: http://www.icimod.org.np/index.htm


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ASIA > SOUTHCENTRAL ASIA > BHUTAN
CONTINENT > ASIA > SOUTHCENTRAL ASIA


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE PLANNING    [Definition]


Platform
SPOT-1 >Systeme Probatoire Pour l'Observation de la Terre-1    [Information]


Instrument
HRV >High Resolution Visible Imaging System    [Information]


Access Constraints
Limited


Keywords
LAND COVER
Land use Planning Project


Data Center
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.icimod.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DUNGKAR DRUPKA
Phone: 975 2 323 745
Email: ppd-moa at druknet.net.bt
City: Thimpu
Country: Bhutan


Personnel
DUNGKAR DRUPKA
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 975 2 323 745
Email: ppd-moa at druknet.net.bt
City: Thimpu
Country: Bhutan


PETER BITTER
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 977 1 525 313
Email: peter at icimod.org.np
Contact Address:
ICIMOD
GPO Box 3226
City: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-04-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26



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