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Forested Anthromes


The inhabited forests of the world have been split into two anthromes, Populated Forest, and Remote Forest.  Forested anthromes are of course dominated by tree cover but include human populations and some land use for crops and pasture.


Populated Forests

Remote Forests

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Click to explore Remote Forests

Created by:

Andrew Petit de Mange & Kelly Kennedy

Based on: Anthropogenic Biomes of the World

Ellis, E. C. and N. Ramankutty. 2008. Putting people in the map: anthropogenic biomes of the world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(8):439-447 doi:10.1890/070062. [download]