For a brief description of the methods used to compile Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v1 (2001-2006), click on the “Methods” menu item at left. For full documentation, please see the journal article describing the data and methods used in producing this data set:
The original work on Anthropogenic Biomes of the World, v1 (2001-2006) was published in:
Ellis, E.C. and Ramankutty, N., (2008) Putting people in the map: Anthropogenic biomes of the world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6(8): 439-447.
SEDAC would like to acknowledge Drs. Ellis and Ramankutty for providing these data for distribution. More information and original data on Anthromes are at: http://ecotope.org/anthromes/