This regional dataset shows the distribution of mangroves and was compiled by UNEP-WCMC through processing of Landsat TM 5 and Landsat 7 ETM+ images dating predominantly from 1999-2001. These data were published in association with the UNEP-Regional Seas Programme in the report: “Mangroves of Western and Central Africa” written and compiled by Emily Corcoran, Corinna Ravilious and Mike Skuja. (June 2007).
Citation: Mangroves of Western Central Africa (2006) compiled by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC). Dataset processed from Landsat imagery circ 2000.
Size: 454 MB
Bounding Coordinates: West: -16.862887
Coordinate System: Geographic
Angular Units: Decimal degrees
Spheroid: WGS 1984
Datum: WGS 1984
Format: Vector shapefile
Format version: ArcGIS 9.3
Contact organisation: UNEP-WCMC
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