Land Cover Map of Canada Using NOAA AVHRR 1-km data from 1995
Entry ID: Canada_CCRS_LandCover95

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Summary
Abstract: A new map of the land cover distribution of Canada has been produced through a
cooperative project between CCRS and the Canadian Forest Service. Generated
using 1995 NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer data, the new map
shows the distribution of 31 different land cover types across Canada: 12
classes of forest, 10 of ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: 40.0   E: -50.0   W: -145.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing ; Jean Beaubien, Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forestry Services
Dataset Title: Land Cover Map of Canada Using NOAA AVHRR 1-km data from 1995
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geomatics Canada, CCRS
Online Resource: http://ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-04-11
Stop Date: 1995-10-31
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 Copyright Government of Canada, Natural Ressources Canada, Canada Centre for
Remote Sensing and Canadian Forestry Services, in papers, posters or
presentation material
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Canada Centre For Mapping And Earth Observation, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ceonet.cgdi.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BILL PARK
Phone: +01-613-947-1371
Fax: +01-613-947-1385
Email: bill.park at ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
588 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada
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Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-947-1816
Fax: +01-613-947-1385
Email: Rasim.Latifovic at CCRS.NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
588 Booth Street, 4th Floor
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0Y7
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-10-05
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-11-13
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