Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover

Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover provides data and information on global gridded climatological variables, global land cover maps, and national and international protected areas. The climatological data include the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) monthly terrestrial surface temperature and precipitation grids at 0.5 degree resolution from 1901-1996, along with temperature and precipitation grids at 10-minute resolution from the CRU and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). The Global Land Cover 2000 (GLC2000) was produced by an international partnership of 30 research groups coordinated by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), which contained two levels of land cover information; detailed and regionally optimized land cover for each continent, and a less thematically detailed global land cover that harmonizes regions into one consistent product. The maps were based on daily data from the Vegetation 1 sensor on-board SPOT 4, though mapping of regions required the use of data from additional Earth observing sensors to resolve specific issues. The international and national protected areas were generated from the World Database of Protected Areas for the year 2000.

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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
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Public Access Level public
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Citation Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. 2005-01-01. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: MA Climate and Land Cover. Washington, DC. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, Island Press.
Creator Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
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Data First Published 2005-01-01
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Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2005-01-01
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Temporal 1901-01-01T00:00:00Z/2000-12-31T23:59:59Z
Category MA, geospatial

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