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USGS Land Cover Institute Database
Entry ID: USGS_Land_Cover_Institute_Database

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Abstract: The U.S Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Institute (LCI) will address land cover topics from local to global scales, and in both domestic and international settings. The USGS through the Land Cover Institute serves as a facilitator for land cover and land use science, applications, and production functions. The institute assists in the availability and technical support of land cover data sets through increasing public and scientific awareness of the importance of land cover science.
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Description: The GOSIC Portal provides convenient, central, one-stop access to data and information identified by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) and their partner programs, such as the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) and regional observing systems, such as the GOOS Regional Alliances (GRA).

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Land Cover Institute, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (605) 594-6917
Fax: +1 (605) 594-6529
Email: barnes at
Contact Address:
EROS, 47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: South Dakota
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Phone: +1 (828) 271-4101
Email: christina.lief at
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Program Manager
Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC)
City: Asheville, NC
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-09-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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