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Title
Remote sensing for resources development and environmental management
Author
Damen, M. C. J.

507
Id, TIMES
a) Northern Hemisphere
(original image)
b) Southern Hemisphere
(original image)
c) Northern Hemisphere
(shading eliminated image)
d) Southern Hemisphere
(shading eliminated image)
Figure 1 Polar Stereo Image by NOAA Data.
Table 1 Classification Categories.
Table 2 Area Coverage for Each Categories,
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CATEGORY
NO
AREA(Kn)
COI
Boreal Forest (Taiaa)
COi
i8,6i4
3.6
C02
Sub-Tropical Forest
C02
Í0 ,ii7
2.0
C03
Mixed Forest C03
8,109
1.6
Broadleaf Forest
C04
2,056
0.4
C04
Prairie (Long Grass)
COS
16,220
3.2
C05
Savannah (Grass 4, scrub)
C06
10 ,676
2.1
[Monsoon Forest (Moist Deciduous))
C07
10 , Oil
2.0
C06
Steppe i (Short Grass)
C08
9,7S0
1.9
[Dry Tropical Forest (seMi-Deciduous)]
C09
5,265
1 . 0
C07
Steppe 2 (Asia)
CiO
i3,193
2.6
C0Í3
Dry Tropical Scrub 4, Thorn Forest i
Ci i
8,120
1.6
C09
Dr'v Tropical Scrub 4i Thorn Forest 2
Ci2
5,791
1 . 1
(southern hemisphere)
Ci3
2,117
0.4
Ci 0
Tropical Rain Forest (Selva)
Ci4
12,353
2.4
Cli
Desert Vegetation i (Dry Tropical with Vegetation)
CIS
5,844
1 . 1
Ci2
Desert Vegetation 2 (Sand Dune)
C16
50,016
9.8
C13
Desert Vegetation 3 (Rock)
Ci7
321,505
62.9
Ci4 Desert Vegetation 4 CIS Tundra
C16 Cloud
C17 Water
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