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Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map, Version 1

The Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (CAVM) defines the spatial extent of dominant vegetation in terms of the dominant plant growth forms and physiognomy. Mapped vegetation extends south to the treeline, which varies with longitude. Spatial coverage is 60 to 90 N, -180 to 180 W. The map is available in Adobe PDF format, ESRI Arc/Info and Shapefile format, among others.

Geographic Coverage

Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 90, S: 60, E: 180, W: -180

Spatial Resolution: Not Specified
Temporal Coverage: Not specified
Temporal Resolution: Not specified
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Cover
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Species
Platform(s) Not specified
Sensor(s): Not specified
Data Format(s): Not specified
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Donald (Skip) Walker

Data Citation

As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

2003. Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. [Date Accessed].
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