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Hillshade generated from SRTM 90m DEM available from the CGIAR website (http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/).
Bathymetry from the ETOPO1 Global Relief Model downloaded from: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/global/global.html
Sumatran orangutan distribution shapefile prepared by Singleton and Wich and based on Wich et al. 2008 with unpublished data added.
Forest layer interpreted by PanEco/ YEL, 2010 from Landsat 5 TM, 2009 and Landsat ETM 7 filled, 2010. Gunung Leuser NP boundary (SK276) provided by Balai Besar Taman Nasional Gunung Leuser based on MoF Decree SK 276/Kpts-II/1997; Gunung Leuser NP boundary (SK170) and other conservation areas in Aceh shown on map “Peta Penunjukan Kawasan Hutan dan Perairan Propinsi NAD, 1:2,000,000. SK170/Kpts-II/2000. The Leuser Ecosystem Boundary provided by the Leuser Ecosystem management body (BPKEL) based on MoF decree “Pengesahan Batas Kawasan Ekosis-tem Leuser di Propinsi DI Aceh” SK 190/Kpts-II/2001 and MoF decree “Pengesahan Batas Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser di Propinsi Sumatera Utara” SK 10193/Kpts-II/2002.
Uploaded on Wednesday 01 Feb 2012
Conservation areas and the Leuser Ecosystem
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Approximately 50% of Sumatran orangutan habitat is inside conservation areas directly managed by the Ministry of Forestry, and 78% lies within the boundaries of the vast Leuser Ecosystem Conservation Area.