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Characteristics of African Savanna Biomes for Determining Woody Cover
Entry ID: gv_aws_850_1


Summary
Abstract: This data set includes the soil and vegetation characteristics, herbivore estimates, and precipitation measurement data for the 854 sites described and analyzed in Sankaran et al., 2005. Savannas are globally important ecosystems of great significance to human economies. In these biomes, which are characterized by the co-dominance of trees and grasses, woody cover is a chief determinant of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 16.76   S: -27.75   E: 37.24   W: -15.84

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Sankaran, M., N.P. Hanan, and R.J. Scholes. 2007. Characteristics of African Savanna Biomes for Determining Woody Cover. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/850
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15


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