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North American Landscape Characterization
Entry ID: NALC


Summary
Abstract: The North American Landscape Characterization (NALC) project is a component of the Landsat Pathfinder Program, which is part of a larger Pathfinder Program initiated by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1989. The NALC project is a cooperative effort between NASA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Geological Survey to make Landsat data available to ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 5.0   E: -60.0   W: -175.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS EROS
Dataset Title: North American Landscape Characterization
Dataset Release Date: 1993-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-07-23
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Location Keywords
Access Constraints The digital terrain elevation data (DTED) for Mexico, acquired from theInstituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica, have restricted distribution. Only nonprofit organizations may acquire these data.
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/eros

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Digital Download
Fees: All Landsat data held in the USGS EROS archive are downloadable at no cost
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-25


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