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Resource base data

Land use data

Socio-economical settings

Baseline data


Resource base data Spatial resolution
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Land cover
Land Cover GLC2000 30" 2003
2000
Joint Research Centre et al.
Free
Global Land Cover Characterization 1 km 2000 Several years
U.S. Geological Survey, EROS Data Center
Free
GLOBCOVER - Global Land Cover in 2005 using MERIS data 300m Not published yet 2004 ESA NA
AVHRR Global Land Cover Classification 30" 1998 Several years University of Maryland, Depatment of Geography Free
LCCS
In preparation
Continuous evaluation of vegetation presence
Modis Vegetation continuous fields 500m 2003 November 2001 University of Maryland, Depatment of Geography Free
MODIS, 32-Day Global Composites 500m -
2000 to 2005
University of Maryland, Depatment of Geography Free
AVHRR Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Global 10 days Composites 1km -

April 1992 to May 1996

U.S. Geological Survey, EROS Data Center
Free
SPOT VEGETATION 10-Days Global Syntheses NDVI 1km 2002 1998 - until data from 3 months before SPOT-Vegetation Free
Climate map
Length of Growing Period 30' 2002 -
IIASA GAEZ, PLATE 7 Free
Soil maps and soil constraints
Soil Map of the World
1:5 000 000 & 5' 2003 data 1974-78 FAO/UNESCO Free
Soil  Constraints 5' 2002 from FAO World Soil Map IIASA GAEZ Free
Glasod 1:10 000 000 1991 Several years UNEP/ISRIC Free
Global Soil Regions 1 : 5 000 000 & 2' 1997 from FAO World Soil Map USDA National Resources Conservation Service Free
Suitability & combined resources base
Suitability for rain-fed crops (maximizing technology mix)
5' 2002 Several years
IIASA GAEZ, PLATE 46 Free
Global Vegetation and Land use 1983 Several years (1950-1978)
GISS Columbia University

Free

 

Land use data Spatial resolution
Pubblication year
Data collection year
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Cropland areas
Agro-MAPS Administrative level 2 (SALB) 2003 Updated as needed
FAO
Free
Geographic distribution of major crop across the world 5' 2004 Early 1990
SAGE, University of Wisconsin
Free
Global Map of Irrigated areas & Johan Wolfgang Goethe Universitat 5' 2005 Several years
FAO Free
IWMI Global Irrigated Area Map (GIAM) 1-10 km
1997-1999 IWMI
NA
IWMI Satellite sensor based global map of rainfed cropland areas ? IWMI
NA
Net primary productivity 1km Several Several years
MODIS
Husbandry
Gridded livestock of the world
3' 2004 1986-2002
FAO
Free
Global livestock production systems
3'
2005
Several years
ILRI
NA

 

Socio-economical settings
Spatial resolution
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Poverty
Infant Mortality rate 2.5' 2005 2000 CIESIM Free
Prevalence of Child Malnutrition 2.5' 2005 1990-2002 CIESIM Free
Population grids
CIESIN/CIAT Gridded Population of the world v3 adjusted by UN figures of 2000 2.5' 2005 2000 CIESIM, census data Free
Landscan 2004 30'' 2005 2004
Landscan Free, non commercial
Rural and urban Grids
Rural and Urban Population
30", 2005 (source data 2000)
2005
2000 FAO, from Landscan 2002
NA

 

Baseline data
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Protected areas
World database Protected areas 2007 2007 Several years
WDPA consortium
Free
 

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