Prior to downloading a Data Map, please be sure to review the Metadata.  By downloading the Data Map, you automatically agree to the conditions stated in each Metadata file.  We strongly encourage you to read the source journal paper for each Data Map because our methodology has dramatically changed and improved from 2009 to present.  In this sense, the maps are not comparable between projects.

The Carnegie Institution for Science and the Carnegie Airborne Observatory make no warranty as to the accuracy or applicability of the Data Maps to any applications.  The User accepts all limits and liabilities in the use of the Data Maps for any purpose.

Airborne LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data on woody canopy vegetation height for the Smit et al. fire experiment study area in Kruger National Park, South Africa.  The file is ENVI-compatible (.hdr) with three bands, each top-of-canopy height (TCH), for the years 2010, 2012, and 2014.

Any use of the data requires citation of the original journal paper as follows: Smit, I., G.P. Asner, N. Govender, N. Vaughn, B. van Wilgen. 2016. An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas. Journal of Applied Ecology (remaining reference to be provided)

Additionally, use of the data requires the following acknowledgment: "The Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO) LiDAR data collection was funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation.  The CAO was supported by the Avatar Alliance Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Andrew Mellon Foundation, Mary Anne Nyburg Baker and G. Leonard Baker Jr., and William R. Hearst III."

Map Location: