Spatial distribution of observed giraffe numbers in Kenya, 1994-1996
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This data was used in Map 6.2 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Wildlife counts come from a rangeland census using low-altitude flights in Kenya. Numbers of animals observed were aggregated to 5km grid cells.
Note: A number of giraffes nul should be interpreted as ""No observation of giraffes"".
Please refer to DRSRS for updates.
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Department of Resources Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS). 2003. "DRSRS GIS Database". Nairobi, Kenya: DRSRS.
Grunblatt, J., M. Said, P. Wargute, and S.C. Kifugo. 1995. DRSRS Data Summary Report: Kenyan Rangelands 1977-1994. Nairobi: Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS), Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Grunblatt, J., M. Said, and P. Wargute. 1996. DRSRS National Rangelands Report: Summary of Population Estimates for Wildlife and Livestock, Kenyan Rangelands 1977-1994. Nairobi: Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS), Ministry of Planning and National Development.
ILRI calculation based on DRSRS 2003, Grunblatt et al. 1995, Grunblatt et al. 1996
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