US Land Cover
This dataset contains maps of land cover patterns across the conterminous United States.
Dataset Location: Ecological Archives
Site Location: Lower 48, United Stated
Sites Georeffereneced: Yes
Methods: Images were collected from Landsat Thematic Mapper at a 30 m resolution and classified to land cover type and spatial filters.
Data Collected: land cover type, forest area density, landscape pattern tpes, land-cover diversity, forest connectivity, land-cover connectivity
Citation: Kurt H. Riitters, James D. Wickham, James E. Vogelmann, and K. Bruce Jones. 2000. National land-cover pattern data. Ecology 81: 604.
Available via EcoData Retriever: No