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

Timespan: 1991-1993

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

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