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Global 1Km Land Cover - UMD Legend (South America)
Entry ID: geodata_1381

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Abstract: AVHRR data were resampled to a spatial resolution of one by one degree and used to carry out a conventional, supervised classification of global land cover. Classifications have also proceeded at a finer spatial resolution of 8km at a continental scale. In addition to describing vegetative cover according to topological schemes, the project has explored methodologies to represent vegetative cover ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.46   S: -55.78   E: -18.14   W: -122.85

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Global 1Km Land Cover - UMD Legend
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01 00:00:00
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
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Use Constraints Public
Data Center
Global Land Cover Facility, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: glcf at
Contact Address:
Global Land Cover Facility
3166 A.V. Williams Bldg
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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