Landsat topographic shadow, Kosñipata Valley, Peru (Clark et al. 2016)
|Authors:||Kathryn Clark Josh West Robert Hilton|
|Owners:||Kathryn E Clark|
|Resource type:||Geographic Feature (ESRI Shapefiles)|
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|Created:||Feb 20, 2017 at 12:01 a.m.|
|Last updated:||Feb 21, 2017 at 3:41 a.m. by Kathryn E Clark|
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Please cite: Clark, K. E., West, A. J., Hilton, R. G., Asner, G. P., Quesada, C. A., Silman, M. R., Saatchi, S. S., Farfan Rios, W., Martin, R. E., Horwath, A. B., Halladay, K., New, M., and Malhi, Y. (2016), Storm-triggered landslides in the Peruvian Andes and implications for topography, carbon cycles, and biodiversity, Earth Surface Dynamics, 4, 47-70, doi: 10.5194/esurf-4-47-2016.
Topographic shadow produced by hillslopes covered a minimum of 21% of the study area (35 km2 out of 185 km2) (and can be downloaded here). The shadows occurred predominantly on southwest-facing slopes was consistently present between images. Landslides that fell within these shadow areas were not visible. Any landslides that were partially mapped underneath the Landsat topographic shadow were removed (see Figure 2a in Clark et al. 2016). Access the landslide shapefile here: http://dx.doi.org/10.4211/hs.90487bcf16e44c62a677ae33ef95e968
This product was created by Kathryn Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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This resource was created using funding from the following sources:
|Agency Name||Award Title||Award Number|
|Clarendon Fund||PhD Scholarship K. Clark|
|Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada||PhD Scholarship K. Clark|
|National Science Foundation||A. J. West||NSF-EAR 1227192|
|NERC||New Investigator Grant: R. G. Hilton||NE/I001719/1|
|Jackson Foundation||Y. Malhi|
|ERC||European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant: Y. Malhi||GEM-TRAIT|
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