Supplement 1. Forest/nonforest rasters for the four dates considered, a 25-m resolution digital elevation model, and a shapefile representing the nongrazed area.

File List

DEM25_RNHPV.tif (MD5: a3c79a31ed84d1e71640612fa50c3bfc)

FOR09.img (MD5: f883124fff247221b57192aebd4ffb8f)

FOR93.img (MD5: d62eeb665ce38ff9abe35a19911dea57)

FOR78.img (MD5: 4af6115eac3f1f8f827d6fe098b118a0)

FOR48.img (MD5: 77f6fbe599cf3e4bef59c16781fb76c4) (md5: f9c6775d1e960155c4ea14e01793d0e8)


DEM25_RNHPV.tif contains a 25-m resolution digital elevation model of the study area. The .img files consist of 5-m resolution binary rasters of forest cover for the four dates considered. includes four files (.sbn, .sbx, .shp, and .shx) that constitute a shapefile of the non-grazed zone considered in this study. All maps are projected using the GRS80 Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projection.

It is important to note that this Supplement contains raw data. Our intention is to provide interested parties with the input information necessary to carry out their own analysis of land cover change in the Réserve Naturelle du Hauts Plateaux du Vercors (RNHPV), France.

All of the included files are intended to be opened and manipulated in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Below is an example of code for opening either a .img or .tif file in R. Files can also be opened automatically using GIS software such as ArcMap or QGIS.

install.packages("raster") ; install.packages("rgdal")


forest09 <- raster("FOR09.img")

#class       : RasterLayer 
#dimensions  : 6400, 2200, 14080000  (nrow, ncol, ncell)
#resolution  : 5, 5  (x, y)
#extent      : 3959000, 3970000, 2410000, 2442000  (xmin, xmax, 
    #ymin, ymax)
#coord. ref. : +proj=laea +lat_0=52 +lon_0=10 +x_0=4321000 
    #+y_0=3210000 +ellps=GRS80 +units=meters 
#data source : wd
#names       : FOR09 
#values      : 0, 1  (min, max)