EDC AVHRR Land Cover Imagery

This dataset consists of monthly GIF images of Land Cover (vegetation) provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center (EDC). These Land Cover mosaics were produced from AVHRR imagery and are but a sample of the detailed land cover database available from EDC on CD-ROM.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1992-02-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  1992-06-30T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1992-02-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1992-06-30T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 49.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 25.00000
Bounding Box West Long -125.00000
Bounding Box East Long -65.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
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Documentation #1 : vegindex.txt

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Standardized Resource Format N/A
Asset Size 1 MB
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Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email eol-datahelp@ucar.edu
Resource Support Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Distributor UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
Metadata Contact Email eol-datahelp@ucar.edu
Metadata Contact Organization UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Author Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 1995-10-27T07:16:57
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/1YJZ-3RVJ-5V0B
Alternate Identifier 8.13
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-10-10T20:22:33Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::8.13
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center. (1995). EDC AVHRR Land Cover Imagery. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/1YJZ-3RVJ-5V0B. Accessed 29 May 2023.

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