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- Recommended Citation(s)*:
Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley. 2010. Global Agricultural Lands: Croplands, 2000. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4C8276G. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.
Ramankutty, N., A.T. Evan, C. Monfreda, and J.A. Foley. 2008. Farming the Planet: 1. Geographic Distribution of Global Agricultural Lands in the Year 2000. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 22 (1): GB1003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007GB002952.
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The spatial data are provided in raster GeoTiff and ESRI Grid formats. Raster cell sizes are 5”, or 0.08333 degree decimal (about 10 kilometers at the equator). The data set is in geographic projection. To download the zip files with accompanying metadata and documentation, click on the links below. The downloaded compressed zipfiles contain raster data, a metadata record, and a readme file.