Global Wetlands Map: Help us map the world’s wetlands

Global Wetlands Map: Help us map the world’s wetlands

Wetlands play a fundamental role in climate change mitigation, and provide essential ecosystem services. Yet there is still a lot we don’t know about their precise distribution, extent and inter-annual variability around the world, particularly in the tropics.

Global Wetlands Map Help us map the world’s wetlands The Global Wetlands Map is a new initiative to collect and share information on tropical wetlands in a visual format. Users can access data and contribute their own, using standard geographic information systems software such as ArcGIS.

Authors: CIFOR;

Topic: wetlands, maps, databases, carbon sinks

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2017

DOI: 10.17528/cifor/006412


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