Dataset

GIS Data for: Cross-boundary human impacts compromise the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem

Olff, H. (Creator), Veldhuis, M. (Creator), University of Groningen, 1-Apr-2019

Dataset

Description

Available spatial datasets:
Chapter 3:
- GSME SRTM 3 500m Focal Statistics Mean Hillshade (data from SRTM-3)
- GSME CHIRPS Mean Annual Rainfall - calculated from CHIRPS data over the period 2001-2017 (Climate Hazards Group, Santa Barbara; analysis: Michiel Veldhuis)
- GSME Main Rivers
- GSME lakes
Chapter 6:
- Land use data - Landsat 5 TM, 7 ETM+ (slc-on) and 8 (period 1984 - 2018; analysis: Anna Estes)
Chapter 7 (data from Google Earth Pro; analysis: Michiel Veldhuis):
- GSME Protected Areas Boundaries
- GSME Bomas 2016
- GSME_vectordata - Livestock Paths 2016
Chapter 8 & 9:
- GSME_data_v1 - Main Rivers
- GSME_vectordata - Livestock Paths 2016
- GSME Bomas 2016
- GSME Protected Areas Boundaries
- GSME Last burned 2001 to 2016 - compiled from Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer data (MODIS MCD64 V6); analysis: Michiel Veldhuis
- GSME sentinel2 RGB 201612
Chapter 10:
- GSME_data_v1 - Main Rivers
- GSME_vectordata - Livestock Paths 2016
- GSME Bomas 2016
- GSME Protected Areas Boundaries
- wildebeest_occupancy_change1999_2007_vs_2008_2017 - Change in wildebeest utilization between the periods 1999-2007 and 2008-2017 from radio collared individuals (data credit Grant C. Hopcraft and Thomas Morrison, University of Glasgow)
Date made available1-Apr-2019
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Temporal coverage1984 - 2018
Date of data production2015 - 2018
Geographical coverageGreater Serengeti-Mara ecosystem in East Africa, including Serengeti National Park, Tanzania & Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Access to the dataset Open
Contact researchdata@rug.nl
Related Publications
  1. Serengeti Squeeze - Interactive storymap

    Olff, H. & Veldhuis, M., 28-Mar-2019

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsAcademic

  2. Cross-boundary human impacts compromise the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem

    Veldhuis, M. P., Ritchie, M. E., Ogutu, J. O., Morrison, T. A., Beale, C. M., Estes, A. B., Mwakilema, W., Ojwang, G. O., Parr, C. L., Probert, J., Wargute, P. W., Hopcraft, J. G. C. & Olff, H., 29-Mar-2019, In : Science. 363, 6434, p. 1424–1428 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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Related Press / Media
  1. The Serengeti-Mara squeeze – One of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure

    Michiel Veldhuis, Han Olff & Gordon Ojwang

    28/03/201913/06/2019

    59 items of media coverage, 2 media contributions

    Press/Media: ResearchAcademic

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