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Title: "ESRI: World Wildlife Fund Terrestrial Ecoregions" (2004)
Description: World Wildlife Fund Terrestrial Ecoregions represents global terrestrial ecoregions. Ecoregions are defined as relatively large areas of land or water in the world containing a characteristic set of natural communities that share a large majority of their species, dynamics, and environmental conditions. This data set contains all terrestrial ecoregions, which include those of the Global 200. Global 200 ecoregions are a collection of the Earth's most outstanding and diverse terrestrial, freshwater, and marine habitats where the Earth's biological wealth is most distinctive and rich, where its loss will be most severely felt, and we must protect if we are to preserve the web of life. For more information, contact World Wildlife Fund Terrestrial Ecoregions provides a global view of terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wildlife Fund Conservation Science Program 2001, and can be used for geographic display and analysis at national and world levels.
Keywords and Themes: Biodiversity, Biota, Ecoregions, Ecosystems, Evolution, Global 200, Global Rarity, Habitat, Polygons, Species Endemism, Species Richness
Filename Prefix: wwf_terr.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2004/data_maps/world/data
Total size of data files: 12.079 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC vector
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Datum: D_WGS_1984Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: World
Source Scale: 1:3,000,000

Created by: World Wildlife Fund; World Wildlife Fund Conservation Science Program 2001
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: 20020821
Published Date: 20040301

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2004
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2004
Acquired Date: 20040630
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Record ID: 2430_edm04