1 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland
Entry ID: GLCF_GLC_1km

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Summary
Abstract: This summary is adapted from the One Kilometer Global Land Cover
Project Document-Data Set Description web page, which may be found at
the following URL: http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/index.shtml.

To develop improved methodologies for global land cover
classifications as well as to provide global land cover products for
immediate use in global ... View entire text
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Description: 1 Kilometer Land Cover Product from the University of Maryland.
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Caption:  1 Kilometer Global Land Cover Data: Goode's projection
Description:  This image is the Goodes Projection

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

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hansen, M.C., DeFries, R.F., Townshend, J.R.G., and Sohlberg, R
Dataset Title: Global land cover classification at 1km spatial resolution using a classification tree approach
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Maryland
Dataset Publisher: University of Maryland
Version: 1.0
Online Resource: http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/landcover/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 km
Longitude Resolution: 1 km
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 km - < 10 km or approximately .01 degree - < .09 degree
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Please use the following citation to cite the data: Hansen, M.C., DeFries,
R.S., Townshend, J.R.G., and Sohlberg, R., Global land cover classification at
1km spatial resolution using a classification tree approach, International
Journal of Remote Sensing (submitted).
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Land Cover Facility, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://glcf.umd.edu/
Dataset ID: 1 km Global Land Cover Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: GLOBAL LAND COVER FACILITY
Email: glcf at umd.edu
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: gzipped
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 301-405-4884
Fax: 301-314-9299
Email: rd63 at umail.umd.edu
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Global Remote Sensing Studies
Department of Geography
2181 LeFrak Hall
University of Maryland at College Park
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742-8225
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Hansen, M.C., DeFries, R.S., Townshend, J.R.G., and Sohlberg, R.,
Global land cover classification at 1km spatial resolution using a
classification tree approach, International Journal of Remote Sensing
(submitted).
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-06-11
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