Anthromes   The Global Ecological Patterns Created by Humans


 Global Spatial Data for Research Use


Data in 5 arc minute global geographic raster grids in .zip files with accompanying metadata.  Data are provided in four formats.  View these data in Google Maps and Google Earth


Anthromes (v2)1700-2000
(LEGEND | DATA | MAPS)

Cite: Ellis, E. C., K. Klein Goldewijk, S. Siebert, D. Lightman, and N. Ramankutty. 2010. Anthropogenic transformation of the biomes, 1700 to 2000.Global Ecology and Biogeography 19(5):589-606. [download]

Datasets

ESRI Binary GRID* GeoTIFF ARC/INFO ASCII GRID NetCDF Raster
Anthromes 2 maps

Anthromes v2.0
(data for 1700, 1800, 1900 and 2000)

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Input Data for Anthromes v2.0
(data for 1700, 1800, 1900 and 2000)

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Base Data for Anthromes v2.0

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*ESRI ARC/INFO Binary GRID is recommended for users of ArcGIS.


Anthromes (v1)
(LEGEND | DATA | MAPS)
Cite: Ellis, E. C. and N. Ramankutty. 2008. Putting people in the map: anthropogenic biomes of the world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(8):439-447. [download]

Datasets

ESRI Binary GRID* GeoTIFF ARC/INFO ASCII GRID NetCDF Raster

Anthromes v1.0
(year 2000)

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(1.4 MB)
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(1.1 MB)
*ESRI ARC/INFO Binary GRID is recommended for users of ArcGIS.