Tree cover data from Global Forest Watch

This file contains tabular data on tree cover, loss, and gain produced by the University of Maryland/Google. For more information on each data set, please visit data.globalforestwatch.org.

Data Resources (5)

Data Resource Preview - Tree cover gain in Myanmar (2001 - 2012)

Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Forest cover
  • Forest cover reporting
  • Tree plantation
Language
  • English
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Dataset reference date 08/16/2016
GeoNames
  • Myanmar
Positional Accuracy There are no known issues with accuracy.
Logical Consistency There are no known issues with logical consistency.
Completeness Tree cover loss and tree extent percentage has canopy cover data starting from 10% to 75% For Tree cover gain – only >50% canopy cover was mentioned in the data. Hence, in order to be able to compare across loss, extent and gain, only >50% of data were used.
Process Step The dataset was downloaded from globalforestwatch.org/country/MMR. Tree cover loss and tree extent percentage has canopy cover data starting from 10% to 75% For Tree cover gain – only >50% canopy cover was mentioned in the data. Hence, in order to be able to compare across loss, extent and gain, only >50% of data were used.
Lineage http://www.globalforestwatch.org/country/MMR
Responsible party http://www.globalforestwatch.org/
Metadata creator information Metadata last updated on 2016-09-05. For inquiries contact: Phandeeyar: Myanmar Innovation Lab, 11th Floor, "Mac Tower" Building, 561 Merchant Road, Yangon, 11181, Myanmar (Burma) Tel: 09 2600 72463 / 099 707 320 67 164 Email: opendevmm@phandeeyar.org Website: http://phandeeyar.org/
Attributes The data dictionary for this dataset can be found at https://data.opendevelopmentmekong.net/dataset/tree-cover-data-from-global-forest-watch/resource/433cb02b-26d0-4956-b74b-4d689377cbe1?type=dataset
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Date Uploaded August 16, 2016, 06:09 (UTC)
Date Modified December 29, 2019, 06:46 (UTC)