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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.

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  • Vegetation > Vegetation Cover > VEGETATION COVER
  • Vegetation > Vegetation Species > VEGETATION SPECIES
Data Format(s):Not specified
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
S: 60, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
Platform(s):Not specified
Spatial Resolution:Not SpecifiedSensor(s):Not specified
Temporal Coverage:Not specified Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionNot specifiedMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Donald (Skip) Walker

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