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Global Land Cover Characterization

Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA 2000) - FRA 2000 Data Specifications

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Data Specifications

Map Name: Global Forest Cover
Image Type: Generic Flat Binary, Byte Interleave By Line (BIL)
File Size: 537,404 Kbytes
Data Type: Byte (8 Bit, 0-255)
Number of Lines: 15,059
Number of Samples:     36,543
Pixel Size: 1,000 Meters
Scale: Global
Projection: Interrupted Goode Homolosine
Projection Unit: Meters
Spheroid: Sphere of radius at 6,370,997 meters
Datum: Sphere of radius at 6,370,997 meters
Upper Left Xcoord: -17359000
Upper Left Ycoord: 8673000
Legend: 1=Closed Forest, 2=Open or Fragmented Forest, 3=Other Wooded Land,
4=Other Land Cover, 5=Water


Map Name: Global Forest Canopy Density
Image Type: Generic Flat Binary, Byte Interleave By Line (BIL)
File Size: 537,404 Kbytes
Data Type: Byte (8 Bit, 0-255)
Number of Lines: 15,059
Number of Samples:     36,543
Pixel Size: 1,000 Meters
Scale: Global
Projection: Interrupted Goode Homolosine
Projection Unit: Meters
Spheroid: Sphere of radius at 6,370,997 meters
Datum: Sphere of radius at 6,370,997 meters
Upper Left Xcoord: -17359000
Upper Left Ycoord: 8673000
Legend: Forest Canopy Density Ranging from 1 - 100 Percent

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