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Terrestrial Ecosystems of Latin America: Biogeographic Province (Level 2)


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-10-31 09:24:02
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-11-16 04:58:44


This dataset shows biogeographic province from the terrestrial ecosystems (reference classification) of South America, Central America, and Mexico. South America: This dataset represents Ecological System patches using various reference datasets. Original data generarated from 2000 era data, modeled in 2005 and updated in 2008 and 2010.Originally, this project developed a GIS modeling approach, using a variety of abiotic and biotic data sets, to produce a map of the distribution of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) ecological systems throughout South America for use in ecoregional assessments. Ecological systems, defined as spatially co-occuring assemblages of vegetation types sharing a common underlying substrate, ecological process, [...]


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The Nature Conservancy&nbsp;<div>NatureServe</div>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:38:18 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 2c9ad907ac404c6f8ac99a3a8fdc8c07

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