Data associated with Boone (2020) "Hierarchical global plant biophysical regions as potential analysis units"
An animation of hierarchical biophysical clusters of the globe, from hierarchical distances 0 to 43 (74.14Mb)
An animation of hierarchical biophysical clusters of the globe, from hierarchical distances 0 to 43 and back down to 0 (88.72Mb)
Regional and global vegetation simulations can be problematic when analysis units to which parameters are assigned do not align with plant productivity and phenology. Having a suite of pre-defined biophysical regions at a variety of scales that correspond to differences in plant productivity and phenology would allow analysts to select a set of analysis units at the scale needed. In other cases, environmental or social responses may be hypothesized to be related to differences in plant dynamics. One may compare the discrimination in such data that biophysical regions at difference scales provide ...
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