Anthromes   The Global Ecological Patterns Created by Humans


DATA: Anthromes version 2.0


Global Spatial Data for Research Use

citation: 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]

Data in 5 arc minute global geographic raster grids in .zip files with accompanying metadata.  Data are provided in four formats.  Anthrome maps are also viewable in Google Maps and Google EarthAnthromes v1 data are available here.

 

Contact Erle Ellis for updates.


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.  


A product of the Anthromes Working Group