Preview global physiography

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Preview global physiography

Object-based physiographic classification of the Earth

Submitted by admin on March 29, 2011 - 10:31
Preview global physiography

A group of researchers at the Center for Geoinformatics (Salzburg University) have recently produced a global physiographic classification map at a resolution of 1 km. Classification results are embedded within a web application available at the following address

In November 2008, an $18 million grant has been obtained from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to map most parts in Sub-Sahara Africa, and make all Sub-Saharan Africa data available. From this grant there are also funds for coordinating global efforts and for the establishment of a global consortium. Several institutions have assumed a leading role in this effort and have made substantial financial and in-kind contributions.

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