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LANDSAT Fly Over Land Use Data for the Chesapeake Basin
Entry ID: 004017

Abstract: In order to create a model to estimate nutrient loadings, the
Chesapeake Bay Program obtained LANDSAT satellite images to map land use
of the Chesapeake Basin. The data was aggregated into sub-basin units
and divided into nine categories of land use: forest, cropland with
winter cover (low-till), cropland without winter cover (hightill),
pasture, low density residential, medium density ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.0   S: 36.0   E: -76.0   W: -79.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1977-04-01
Stop Date: 1979-06-01
LANDSAT Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
Chesapeake Bay Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-266-6873
Contact Address:
EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
410 Severn Avenue, Suite 112
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21403
Country: USA
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (1983), Chesapeake Bay: A Framework for Action, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 186, appendices
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23