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Matthews Global Distribution of Vegetation
ECOSYSTEMS Matthews vegetation index
The results of this analysis are available here as
, including an interactive viewer and downloadable data files.
Matthews, E. 1983.
Global vegetation and land use: New high-resolution data bases for climate studies
J. Clim. Appl. Meteor.
Matthews, E. 1984.
Prescription of Land-surface Boundary Conditions in GISS GCM II: A Simple Method Based on High-resolution Vegetation Data Sets
NASA TM-86096. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Washington, D.C.
and its documentation are from the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) Vegetation Data Set. If you need more information, you should look