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  GIS-ready data layers

GIS layers for most maps are available in two formats.

An ArcGIS Map Package of global maps can be downloaded here and of USA maps here. Map Packages require ArcGIS version 10.0 with service pack 1 or higher.

Zip files with GeoTIFFs/shapefiles for the global terrestrial maps can be downloaded here and for the USA maps here.

GIS data for Brazil are available on Dryad at

GIS data for marine biodiversity are available on Dryad at

Methods used in preparing the biodiversity maps can be found here.

As a complement to the biodiversity data, the Natural Earth site is a good source for GIS data on political and biophysical features.

Clinton N. Jenkins, Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas

IPÊ Instituto de Pequisas Ecológicas