Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology


Dataset for:

Ellis, EC, JO Kaplan, DQ Fuller, S Vavrus, K Klein Goldewijk & PH Verburg. 2013. Used planet: A global history. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110:7978-7985. [download]

GIS DATASET (in one .zip file; 75MB)

Full Details on data and structure in <readme.txt>

Download: <ellis_etal_2013_dataset.zip>

GIS data archive includes, as ESRI GRID files:

  • Data layers used in Figure 1 of Ellis et al (2013).
  • Data for total % land use per grid cell in different time periods over the past 8000 years, based on two different Anthropogenic Land Cover Change (ALCC) datasets:
    •  HYDE 3.1 (Klein Goldewijk et al, 2011)
    •  KK10 (Kaplan et al, 2011)

Other Files

Separate downloads

References Cited

Ellis, E. C., J. O. Kaplan, D. Q. Fuller, S. Vavrus, K. Klein Goldewijk, and P. H. Verburg. 2013. Used planet: A global history. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110:7978-7985. [download]

Kaplan, JO, KM Krumhardt, EC Ellis, WF Ruddiman, C Lemmen, and K Klein Goldewijk. 2011. Holocene carbon emissions as a result of anthropogenic land cover change. The Holocene 21:775-791.

Klein Goldewijk, K, A Beusen, G van Drecht, and M de Vos. 2011. The HYDE 3.1 spatially explicit database of human induced global land use change over the past 12,000 years. Global Ecology & Biogeography 20:73-86.