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MODIS/Terra+Aqua Land Cover Type Yearly L3 Global 500m SIN Grid V051
Entry ID: MCD12Q1

Abstract: The MODIS Land Cover Type product contains five classification schemes, which describe land cover properties derived from observations spanning a year’s input of Terra- and Aqua-MODIS data. The primary land cover scheme identifies 17 land cover classes defined by the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP), which includes 11 natural vegetation classes, 3 developed and mosaicked land ... View entire text

Purpose: Science Research
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Geographic Coverage
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 051
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-12-18
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Data Set Progress
Extended Metadata Properties
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