Global Wetland Datasets: a Review

@article{Hu2017GlobalWD,
  title={Global Wetland Datasets: a Review},
  author={Shengjie Hu and Zhenguo Niu and Yanfen Chen},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2017},
  volume={37},
  pages={807-817}
}
Accurate wetland datasets are indispensable for generating polices on wetland conservation and appropriate land uses, global climate change studies, and biodiversity conservation. Although increasing numbers of global wetland-related datasets have been established, the extensive disagreements among these datasets are prominent. In particular, estimates of global wetland area range from 0.54 to 21.26 million km2 and the class-specific spatial consistency of wetlands is less than 1%. The… CONTINUE READING
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