Released on November 15, 2001
Rotating globe showing global grassland coverage. Data obtained from Terra/MODIS land cover isolating grasslands, woody savannas, savannas, and wetlands (all seen in green). This data represents 4 parts of a 17 part global classification product all of which have been taken at 1km. resolution.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 22.214.171.124.0