Historical tree planting data from Himachal Pradesh

  • Forrest D Fleischman (Creator)
  • Vijay Ramprasad (Creator)
  • Pushpendra Rana (Creator)
  • Rajesh Rana (Creator)
  • Vijay Guleria (Creator)
  • Harry S Fischer (Creator)



This dataset records information about tree planting activities in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh from 1979-2015. Data were obtained from "Annual Plantation Brochures" Published by the Himachal Pradesh Forest Department. The brochure for 1983 could not be located, thus the year 1983 is missing. Contains detailed information about species and government programs that are responsible for planting each tree. Two data files are included, a statewide dataset and a dataset focusing only on Kangra Circle
Funding information
Sponsorship: “Impacts of Afforestation on the Provision of Ecosystem Services to Rural Communities in India (ROSES 15).” National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Award #NNX17AK14G.
Date made available2020
PublisherData Repository for the University of Minnesota

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