First published on the internet – 27 September 2022
. . . 29 September 2022 – added illustrations
Comparison of conventional representation of world vegetational patterns and map showing human influence as anthropogenic biomes – (Courtesy Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York)
Comparison of conventional and human-modified vegetation map of the world
Conventional map of Biomes of the World – Courtesy Wikimedia Commons – Sten Porse – Accessed 26 May 2021
Anthropogenic biomes datasets describe potential natural vegetation, biomes, as transformed by sustained by human population density and land use including agriculture and urbanization. Anthropogenic biome categories (Anthromes) are defined by population density and land-use intensity. The data consists of 19 anthrome classes in six broad categories.