Global Aboveground Biomass Carbon (version 1.0)

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DATA SET DESCRIPTION

NAME
Passive microwave-based global aboveground biomass carbon dataset (1993-2012) version 1.0

FORMAT
NetCDF

SPATIAL CHARACTERISTICS
0.25 degree regular global grid

TEMPORAL CHARACTERISTICS
annual average values for 1993-2012

VERSION HISTORY
Version 1.0 : data used by Liu et al. (Nature Climate Change, 2015)

DESCRIPTION
For a full description see Terms derived as documented in Liu et al. (2015) (see full reference below)

CONDITIONS OF USE
These data are free for any use under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (see https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

CITATION
Data reference:

Liu, Y.Y., A.I.J.M. van Dijk, R.A.M. de Jeu, J.G. Canadell, M.F. McCabe, J.P. Evans and G. Wang
Recent reversal in loss of global terrestrial biomass Nature Climate Change, 5, 2015 (doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2581)(http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v5/n5/full/nclimate2581.html)

Data download reference: http://wald.anu.science/global-biomass/ and http://hydrology.unsw.edu.au/downloads/data/global-biomass/

Note: to prevent confusion, please include the version number when citing these data.

DATE PUBLISHED
31 March 2015

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