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dc.contributor.author Venter, Oscar
dc.contributor.author Sanderson, Eric W.
dc.contributor.author Magrach, Ainhoa
dc.contributor.author Allan, James R.
dc.contributor.author Beher, Jutta
dc.contributor.author Jones, Kendall R.
dc.contributor.author Possingham, Hugh P.
dc.contributor.author Laurance, William F.
dc.contributor.author Wood, Peter
dc.contributor.author Fekete, Balázs M.
dc.contributor.author Levy, Marc A.
dc.contributor.author Watson, James E.M.
dc.coverage.spatial Global terrestrial
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-17T18:54:08Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-17T18:54:08Z
dc.date.issued 2016-08-23
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.052q5.2
dc.identifier.citation Venter O, Sanderson EW, Magrach A, Allan JR, Beher J, Jones KR, Possingham HP, Laurance WF, Wood P, Fekete BM, Levy MA, Watson JE (2016) Global terrestrial Human Footprint maps for 1993 and 2009. Scientific Data 3: 160067.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.111297
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10255/dryad.131446
dc.description Remotely-sensed and bottom-up survey information were compiled on eight variables measuring the direct and indirect human pressures on the environment globally in 1993 and 2009. This represents not only the most current information of its type, but also the first temporally-consistent set of Human Footprint maps. Data on human pressures were acquired or developed for: 1) built environments, 2) population density, 3) electric infrastructure, 4) crop lands, 5) pasture lands, 6) roads, 7) railways, and 8) navigable waterways. Pressures were then overlaid to create the standardized Human Footprint maps for all non-Antarctic land areas. A validation analysis using scored pressures from 3114×1 km2 random sample plots revealed strong agreement with the Human Footprint maps. We anticipate that the Human Footprint maps will find a range of uses as proxies for human disturbance of natural systems. The updated maps should provide an increased understanding of the human pressures that drive macro-ecological patterns, as well as for tracking environmental change and informing conservation science and application.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.052q5.2/1.2
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.67
dc.subject Biodiversity Conservation
dc.subject Threats
dc.subject Habitat loss
dc.subject Environmental pressures
dc.title Data from: Global terrestrial Human Footprint maps for 1993 and 2009
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Venter, Oscar
prism.publicationName Scientific Data

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