Altitude zone-wise forest cover by States/UTs

Altitude zone-wise forest cover by States/UTs

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Source: India State of Forest Report, 2011; **Area figures are in square km; VDF = Very Dense Forest; MDF = Moderately Dense Forest; OF = Open Forest
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The data refers to forest cover in different altitude zones for the States/UTs of India. Digital Elevation Model from data of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (2006) was generated to determine forest cover in different altitude zones in all the States and UTs.The Digital Elevation Model (DEM) used in the analysis has a resolution of 90m, which is appropriate for national/sub-national level information of this kind.
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Environment and Forest
Published on Data Portal Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:09

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