dem: Digital elevation model (DEM) of the Mongón study area.

Description Format References


A raster::raster() object (EPSG:32717) representing altitude (ASTER GDEM, LP DAAC 2012). For more details, please refer to Muenchow et al. (2013).


A raster::raster() with 117 rows and 117 columns:


Altitude in m asl.


Muenchow, J., Bräuning, A., Rodríguez, E.F. & von Wehrden, H. (2013): Predictive mapping of species richness and plant species' distributions of a Peruvian fog oasis along an altitudinal gradient. Biotropica 45, 5, 557-566, doi: 10.1111/btp.12049.

LP DAAC (2012): Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center, located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. Available at: (last accessed 25 January 2012).

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