Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000

Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

The Global Croplands data set represents the proportion of land areas used as cropland (land used for the cultivation of food) in the year 2000. Satellite data from Modetate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre (SPOT) Image Vegetation sensors were combined with agricultural inventory data to create a global data set. The visual presentation of these data demonstrates the extent to which human land use for agriculture has changed the Earth and in which areas this change is most intense. The data were compiled by Navin Ramankutty et al. (2008) and distributed by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019
Publisher SEDAC
Unique Identifier C1000000060-SEDAC
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Citation Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley. 2010-01-01. Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000. Palisades, NY. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Creator Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley
Datagov Dedupe Retained 20190322235447
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2010-01-01
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Language en-US
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2010-01-01
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Release Place Palisades, NY
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Temporal 2000-01-01T00:00:00Z/2000-01-01T00:00:00Z
Category AGLANDS, geospatial

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