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Global forest cover 2000

Dataset Creator: Florian Wolf
Publication Year: 2020

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height. ...

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Title:

Global forest cover 2000

Publication Year:

2020

Description:
License:

CC BY 4.0

Creator

Name:

Florian Wolf

E-mail: florian.wolf@idiv.de
Organisation:

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Contact

Name:

Florian Wolf

E-mail: florian.wolf@idiv.de
Organisation:

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs)

EBV class

Ecosystem structure

EBV name

Ecosystem distribution

Spatial domain

Spatial extent:

Global

W: -180.0 S: -90.0 E: 180.0 N: 90.0
Spatial resolution:

0.00833333 degree

Spatial accuracy:

0.00833333 degree

Temporal domain

Temporal resolution:

Decade

Temporal extent:

From 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31

Biological entity

Entity type:

Ecosystem Types

Classification System Name:

Forests

Environmental domain

Realm:

Terrestrial

Metric

Name:

Tree canopy cover for year 2000

Description:

Encoded as a percentage per output grid cell, in the range 0–100.

Unit:

%


Scenario

No scenario provided

Description of resources:

Calculated from the tree cover maps produced by Hansen et al. (2013). Original data accessed via https://www.globalforestwatch.org.

Resources used to generate the data

Resource 1
Name and version:

Global Forest Watch

Type:

Dataset


Access:

Open


Link:

https://www.globalforestwatch.org


Reference:


Resource 2
Name and version:

High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change

Type:

Description of protocol


Access:

Restricted


Link:

https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1244693


Reference:


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