Landsat 5 TM Mosaic of Alberta, CanadaEntry ID: Canada_SpatialMap_Alberta
Abstract: This is a full resolution Landsat 5 TM mosaic of Alberta, Canada. This data is
freely available on-line, via the Spatial Image Web Server, and can be viewed
using a standard Internet browser. This image can also be used directly in
GIS/CAD/Office applications, with the use of free plug-ins available from
www.ermapper.com (downloads section). An off-line copy of this data can be
obtained by ... contacting Spatial Mapping Ltd.To make large raster datasets
instantly accessible to end users on their desktop applications, without
requiring them to download, convert or enhance the data prior to its use.
Spatial Data Organization Information -
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Direct Spatial Reference: Raster
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Horizontal Coordinate System Definition -
Map Projection Name: Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number: 12
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Horizontal Datum Name: North American Datum of 1983
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Spatial Mapping Ltd.
Dataset Title: Landsat 5 TM Mosaic of Alberta, Canada
Dataset Release Place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Spatial Mapping Ltd.
Access Constraints Users must register and login before submitting data to Dryad.
Phone: +1 (303)-492-6199
Fax: +1 (303)-492-2468
Email: rlax at nsidc.org
National Snow and Ice Data Center CIRES 449 UCB University of Colorado
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80309-0449
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Mote, P.W., A.F. Hamlet, M.P. Clark, and D.P. Lettenmaier. 2005. Declining Mountain Snowpack in Western North America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 86: 39-49.
NOAA Climate Prediction Center. Northern Hemisphere Snow Cover
Robinson. D.A., and A. Frei. 2000. Seasonal variability of Northern Hemisphere snow extent using visible satellite data. Professional Geographer 52(2): 307-315.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30