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Based on the DCW data. The layers included are: roads, railways, settlements and utilities.
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Preliminary assessment of the Amazonian region
Maren Aschehoug, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Poster that was prepared as a proof of concept in the development of the GLOBIO2 model. The greater Amazonian region is a giant mega watershed with many remote areas with very little development and this area harbours a massive amount of water resources for the population in the densily inhabited areas downstream, as well as areas of very high and unique biodiversity.