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Pacific

Pacific

Cloud Forest Sites in South-east Asia  (Covers also New Guinea, Australia and surrounding islands, UNEP-WCMC)
Global Ecological Zones, Oceania
Malagasy/Indo-australo-malesian Phytogeographic Connections
Mountains and Mountain Forests Insular Southeast Asia  (Includes Papua-New Guinea and surrounding islands, UNEP-WCMC)
Mountains and Mountain Forests Oceania  (UNEP-WCMC)

Australia

Australia: Biodiversity
Bioclimatic Map of the Mediterranean Zone: Australia (South-west)
Major Vegetation Types in Australia 1988
Mountains and Mountain Forests Australia  (UNEP-WCMC)
The National View of Native Vegetation  (UNEP-WCMC)
Prevailing Vegetation  (Inset on: Australia -- Political.   In: Times Survey Atlas of the World, 1922)
Southern Australia and New Zealand Temperate Forest and Protected Areas  (Map 7 UNEP-WCMC)

- Australian Capitol Territory

The Canberra Region : [Showing Forested Areas]

- Gawler Ranges

A Vegetation Map of the Western Gawler Ranges, South Australia 2001

- New South Wales

Vegetation of Barrington Tops Showing the Location of Some of the Pollen Rain Sampling Sites

- Queensland

Maps: Rainfall and Aussie Grass

- Tasmania

Tasmania Regional Forest Agreements

- Victoria

[Victoria]: Forest Explorer
[Victoria] : Simplified Native Vegetation Groups
[Victoria]: Threatened Flora Lifeforms, Biodiversity Map

New Caledonia

Atlas de la Nouvelle-Calédonie: Vegetation  (Almost illegible)

New Zealand

Distribution of Lowland Forest in New Zealand in Pre-European Times
Southern Australia and New Zealand Temperate Forest and Protected Areas  (Map 7 UNEP-WCMC)

Papua New Guinea

Important Areas for Terrestrial Animal Life, Vegetation and Wetlands
Major Areas of Freshwater Swamp and Mangrove in New Guinea (after Paijmans 1990)
Major Wetland Areas in Papua New Guinea
Nouvelle-Guinée Ouest, Nouvelle-Guinée Est = Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea  (In: Atlas des populations indigènes des forêts denses humides)
Papua New Guinea Rainforests
Vegetation Map of the Adelbert Mountain Range ; Vegetation Map of TNC Southern Adelbert Almami Region ; Ecoregions ; Saxon & Sheppard's 500 Edaphic/Climatic Clusters in New Guinea
Vegetation of the Lake Ipea Region, New Guinea Highlands: II. Kayamanda Swamp [D. Walker]

South America (see also Latin America)

South America

Bioclimatic Map of the Mediterranean Zone: South America (Southern Part)
Biodiversity of South America
Centres of Plant Diversity : South America
Distribution of Heliconia scarlatina ; Morphological Variation Patterns in Compsoneura capitellata ; Two Ways of Representing a Morphometric Analysis of Compsoneuramexicana and C. sprucei   (In: Floristics and Economic Botany of Acre, Brazil = Florística e Botânica Econômica do Acre, Brasil / Universidade Federal do Acre)
GLC-2000 Land Cover Map of South America – Produced from ATSR, SPOT VGT and JERS Radar Data
Global Ecological Zones, South America
Impacts of climate change scenarios for 2091-2100 on the biomes of South America
Mountains and Mountain Forests South America   (UNEP-WCMC)
Prevailing Vegetation   (Inset on: South America -- Political.   In: Times Survey Atlas of the World, 1922)
Projected Biome Distributions for South America for 2070-2099
South America : Distribution of Dry Forests
South America During the Last 150,000 Years
South America Vegetation Map
Southern Latin America Temperate Forest and Protected Areas  (Map 9 UNEP-WCMC; covers southern South America)
TREES Vegetation Map of Tropical South America - Produced from 1992 NOAA AVHRR Data
Vegetation Map of South America
Vegetation Map of South America and Africa for the LGM
Vegetation Map of South America from AVHRR 1992/1993

Amazon Basin (see also Brazil)

Atlantic Forest Biodiversity Hotspot
Deforestation and Affected Habitat in the Brazilian Amazon for 1978 and 1988)
Deforestation in the Amazon of Brazil from 1978 and 1988
Forests in the Brazilian Amazon That Could be Designated as National Forests or Florestas Nacionais (Flonas)
Land Cover Map for the Brazilian Legal Amazon Using SPOT-4
Large-Scale Biosphere - Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA)  (Data sets)
Legally Protected Forest Areas in the Brazilian Amazon
Map of the Brazilian Amazon Basin Showing Where Biological Diversity Was Adversely Affected in 1988 by Deforestation, Isolation of Forest, and the 1-km Edge Effect of Deforestation
Paleovegetation Map of Amazonia and Africa for the Last Glacial Maximum
Upper Rio Negro Region sensu Lato in Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil (CPD Site SA6), with Existing and Recommended Conservation Units
Vegetation de la Grande Amazonie

Argentina

Forest Cover in Argentina Showing Forest Protected Areas
Forests and Protected Areas of Argentina  (UNEP WCMC)

Bolivia

Bolivia : Madidi National Park : Vegetation
Forest Cover in Bolivia Showing Forest Protected Areas
Forests and Protected Areas of Bolivia  (UNEP WCMS)

Brazil (see also Amazon Basin)

A'rea de distribuicao original do Cerrado Pricipais remanescentes de vegetaca~o native de Cerrado em 2002
Brazil : Atlantic Forest Biodiversity Hotspot
Brazil : Atlantic Forest Ecoregions
Brazil : Legally Protected Forest Areas in the Brazilian Amazon
Brazil : Natural Vegetation 1977
Brazil's Main Phytogeographic Regions
Classificação da cobertura vegetal sobre o Brasil, utilizando-se a análise de agrupamento e dados de NDVI
Forest Cover in Brazil Showing Forest Protected Areas
Forests and Protected Areas of Brazil  (UNEP WCMC)
Forests in Brazil's Legal Amazon with Indications of Areas Known or Suspected to be Occupied or Frequently Used by the Resident Amazonian Population
Forests in the Brazilian Amazon that Could be Designated as National Forests or Florestas Nacionais
Garaquecaba, Brazil vegetation map
Human Pressure on the Brazilian Amazon Forests Global Forest Watch
Unoccupied Forests in the Brazilian Amazon
Vegetation Map of Brazil (adapted from IBGE, 1993)
Vegetation Map of Brazil (IBGE 2004) : Vegetation Groups (1:5,000,000) Biomes of Brazil : % of the Country Area
Vegetation Map of Coastal Brazil

- Bahia

Deforestation in Southern Bahia over Time: 1945, 1960, 1974, 1990
Sul da Bahia: Cobertura Vegetal, 1977

- Cabo Frio

Cabo Frio Region, South-eastern Brazil (CPD Site SA14)
Cabo Frio Region, South-eastern Brazil (CPD Site SA14)
Cabo Frio Region, South-eastern Brazil (CPD Site SA14)

- Guaraquecaba

Guaraquecaba, Brazil Vegetation Map

- Mato Grosso

Brazil : Cristalino State Park, Mato Grosso

- Northeast

Areas prioritárias para conservaçao da biodiversidade da Mata Atlantica do Nordeste, Forest Fragments
Areas prioritárias para conservaçao da biodiversidade da Mata Atlantica do Nordeste, Botany
Atlantic Coastal Forest Project of Northeastern Brazil   (New York Botanical Garden and Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau, CEPLAC/MARA)
The Mata Atlântica
Melhorias no mapeamento do uso da terra da região Nordeste do Brasil para utilização em modelos meteorológicos e hidrológicos Includes: Mapa do IBGE compatibilizado com as classes do modelo SSiB (A) e o mapa atualizado de vegetação e usos da terra da região Nordeste do Brasil mais as porções norte de Minas Gerais e do Espírito Santo
A Vegetation Map of Northeast Brazil Region for Use in Meteorological Monitoring

- Rondonia

Deforestation in Rondonia (Brazil)

- São Paulo

Vegetation Map of the Reserva Biológica da Serra do Japi, Jundiaí, SP, Brazil

- Southeast

Atlantic Forest S.E. Brazil or Brazilian Atlantic Forests Distribution from 1500-1990

- Xing'o Region

Remaining Vegetation, Paved Roads, and Cities Xing'o Region, Brazil

Chile

Chile's Frontier Forests : Distribution of Different Land Uses and Native Forests in Chile   (or Multiple Maps of Chile's Frontier Forests)
Forests and Protected Areas of Chile  (UNEP UCMC)

- Chinchillas, Reserva Nacional

Reserva Nacional las Chinchillas, Chile : Tipos vegetacionales en la Quebrada "El Cobre"

Colombia

Forest Cover in Colombia
Forests and Protected Areas of Colombia  (UNEP WCMC)

Ecuador

Ecuador : [Cloud Forest Sites]  (Inset: Galapagos Islands, UNEP-WCMC)
Forest Cover in Ecuador
Forests and Protected Areas of Ecuador  (UNEP WCMC)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Forests and Protected Areas of the Falkland Islands  (UNEP WCMC)

French Guiana

Forest Cover in French Guyana
Forests and Protected Areas of French Guiana  (UNEP WCMC)

Guyana

Eastern Guiana shield land cover classification using SPOT-4/VEGETATION instrument (March 2002)
Forest Areas of Guyana
Forest Cover in Guyana
Forests and Protected Areas of Guyana  (UNEP WCMC)
Guyana national biomass map derived from the Guyana national vegetation map which was simplified into physiognomic categories and then superimposed on the simplified version of the national land cover map of Guyana
Guyana : Species Richness
Guyana : [Vegetation, 1973]  (US CIA)
Guayanan Highlands : Moist Forests
Preliminary Vegetation Map of Guyana

Paraguay

Forest Cover in Paraguay
Monitoreo de la deforestación del Paraguay
Paraguay: Forests and Protected Areas  (UNEP WCMC)

Peru

Forest Cover in Peru
Peru: Forests and Protected Areas  (UNEP WCMC)

- Bajo Urubamba, Río

Rio Bajo Urubamba, Peru [Vegetation]

Suriname

Forest Cover in Suriname
Forests and Protected Areas of Surinam  (UNEP UCMC)

Uruguay

Forests and Protected Areas of Uruguay  (UNEP WCMC)
Uruguay : Natural Vegetation [and Threatened Coastal Areas]

Venezuela

Forest Cover in Venezuela
Forests and Protected Areas of Venezuela  (UNEP WCMC)
Mapa de la vegetación de los Páramos la Aguada, la Fría, y Espejo in Venezuela
Mapa de la Vegetación de Venezuela
Vegetación xerófila de las lagunas de Caparú, cuenca media del río Chama, Estado Mérida
Vegetation Map of Venezuela
Venezuela - Vegetation 1972

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Compiled by Claire Englander (1996-2013).  Founding co-compiler Philip Hoehn (1996-2009).   With thanks to Phyllis Bischof, Ed Colijn, Rheal Coupal, John Creaser, Larry Cruse, Joe Dalton, Hugh Eva, Vic Fazio, Xavier Font Castell, Steve Glenn, Lawrence Hislop, Robert Hoare, Michael Jennings, Stephen Killeffer, Brian Klinkenberg, Raino Lampinen, Andrew Lillie, David MacDevette, Philippe Mayaux, Justin Moat, Jim Moore, Tom Owens, Scott Sundberg, Thomas A. Stone, Urs-Beat Brändli, Rob Waller, Hugh D.Wilson and George Wooten.

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