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Service Description: This map contains the terrestrial ecosystems data for South America developed during a Nature Conservancy and NatureServe collaboration to model ecosystem distributions. This data represents the first continental effort to model the distribution of terrestrial ecosystems using a geospatial mapping methodology developed from a deductive, biophysical stratification approach to delineate ecosystems by their major structural elements (Sayre and others, 2008). The major structural components of ecosystems were modeled (bioclimates, land surface forms and surficial lithology) and then spatially combined to produce a set of unique ecological attributes. Additional information and access to this data is available at

Map Name: Layers


All Layers and Tables

Dynamic Legend

Dynamic All Layers

Layers: Description:

Copyright Text:

Spatial Reference: 102100  (3857)

Single Fused Map Cache: false

Initial Extent: Full Extent: Units: esriMeters


Document Info: Supports Dynamic Layers: true

MaxRecordCount: 1000

MaxImageHeight: 4096

MaxImageWidth: 4096

Supported Query Formats: JSON, AMF, geoJSON

Min Scale: 0

Max Scale: 0

Supports Datum Transformation: true

Child Resources:   Info   Dynamic Layer

Supported Operations:   Export Map   Identify   QueryDomains   Find   Return Updates