Land Use, Carbon & Emission data
Publication date: December 2020
How to use?
The LAND USE, CARBON & EMISSION DATA portal aims to provide better and more transparent global information on deforestation and drivers, (forest) carbon, land use change and greenhouse gas emissions to better understand and manage land change dynamics on multiple scales and to support climate change mitigation efforts.
The LUCID data is free to download and available for your use as long as the proper references, as specified in the metadata, are applied. We are also open to collaboration so don't hesitate to LUCID with ideas or questions!
The data provided on the LUCID portal is based on published research carried out at the Laboratory for Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing in close collaboration with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), as part of CIFOR's Global Comparative Study on REDD+, and other partners.
As a multidisciplinary group, the Laboratory for Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing links to various scientific fields to study, understand and manage human impact on landscapes, ecosystem services and to support sustainable and climate-friendly future developments.
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, CIFOR aims to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity.
Determining robust impacts of land-use induced land-cover changes on surface climate over North America and Eurasia; Results from the first set of LUCID experiments
Uncertainties in climate responses to past land cover change: First results from the LUCID intercomparison study
Attributing the impacts of land-cover changes in temperate regions on surface temperature and heat fluxes to specific causes: Results from the first LUCID set of simulations