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Aboveground Biomass Carbon in the Tropics (2007-2008)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-06-18 18:00:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-11-05 11:46:46


Aboveground woody biomass carbon dataset for the Latin American tropics and the Caribbean (~500m spatial resolution) generated by Woods Hole Research Center scientists and their collaborators. The Conservation Biology Institute created a continuous dataset by mosaicing national level biomass data provided by WHRC and converting it to carbon using a coefficient of 0.5 (Chave et al. 2005). The dataset was then converted from Float to Interger data type to minimize file size.The pixel values are in megagrams (Mg) of Aboveground Live Woody Carbon per Hectare (Mg/Ha).WHRC researchers produced national level maps showing the amount and spatial distribution of aboveground live woody vegetation biomass (for the period 2007-2008) using a [...]


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Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC).  <a href=""></a><div><br/></div><div>A. Baccini, S J. Goetz, W.S. Walker, N. T. Laporte, M. Sun, D. Sulla-Menashe, J. Hackler, P.S.A. Beck, R. Dubayah, M.A. Friedl, S. Samanta and R. A. Houghton. </div>
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