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) for GCIP/GIST. 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.

To Access Resource:

Questions? Email Resource Support Contact:

  • EOL Data Support
    UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory

Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1994-04-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  1994-08-31T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1994-04-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 1994-08-31T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 40.00000
Bounding Box South Lat 31.00000
Bounding Box West Long -107.00000
Bounding Box East Long -91.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : vegindec.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format GIF: Color Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) (image/gif)
Standardized Resource Format Image
Asset Size 1 MB
Legal Constraints


Access Constraints none
Software Implementation Language N/A

Resource Support Name EOL Data Support
Resource Support Email datahelp@eol.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 datahelp@eol.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 1996-10-16T14:06:05
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.26023/R0DB-9NY2-M200
Alternate Identifier 8.35
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:43:50Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::8.35
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center. (1996). EDC AVHRR Land Cover Imagery. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.26023/R0DB-9NY2-M200. Accessed 19 May 2024.

Harvest Source