Matthew's GISS Global 1-Degree Vegetation, Land-use and Albedo Data
| DOI: 10.5065/6RCB-YJ96
This dataset, from Elaine Matthews of NASA, contains six databases of global 1-degree data for use in climate studies. The six databases are a vegetation dataset representing natural vegetation, a land-use set defining the areal extent of cultivated land, and four surface albedo datasets for snow-free conditions (except for permanently snow-covered continental ice) for January, April, July, and October.
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Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Earth Sciences Division, Science and Exploration Directorate, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA
Matthews, E., 1985: Atlas of Archived Vegetation, Land-Use and Seasonal Albedo Data Sets. NASA Technical Memorandum 86199, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Institute for Space Studies, 54 pp.
Matthews, E., 1984: Vegetation, Land-Use and Seasonal Albedo Data Sets: Documentation of Archived Data Tape. NASA Technical Memorandum 86107, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Institute for Space Studies, 12 pp.
Matthews, E., 1983: Global Vegetation and Land Use: New High-Resolution Data Bases for Climate Studies J. Clim. Appl. Meteor., 22, 474-487.
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