Skip to main content

DAAC Home > Get Data > Field Campaigns > LBA (Amazon) > Data Files

LBA-ECO LC-24 Land Cover Classes from Landsat TM, Uruara, Para: 1986-1991

Data Set Overview

Data setLBA-ECO LC-24 Land Cover Classes from Landsat TM, Uruara, Para: 1986-1991
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1053
Release date2011-12-29
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period1986-08-03 to 1991-08-03

Description

This data set provides course land cover classifications derived from Landsat TM images for 1986, 1988, and 1991 for the area surrounding the municipality of Uruara, Para, Brazil. Five land cover classes (Water, Clouds/Shadow, Forest, Not Forest, and Background) were derived (Aldrich et al. 2006). The Land Cover is in a compressed (*.zip) GeoTIFF file for each year.

Documentation

Data set reference document

Citation

Aldrich, S.P., and R.T. Walker. 2011. LBA-ECO LC-24 Land Cover Classes from Landsat TM, Uruara, Para: 1986-1991. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1053
Download citation from Datacite
RISBibTexOther
Crosscite Citation Formatter

See our Data Citations and Acknowledgements policy for more information.

Project

Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere : The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) is an intensive scientific investigation of the tropical rainforest of Brazil and portions of adjacent countries. Like FIFE and BOREAS, this project uses intensive remote-sensing techniques and ground-based experiments to investigate the atmosphere-biosphere-hydrosphere dynamics of this large tropical region. The LBA Project encompasses several scientific disciplines, or components. The LBA-ECO component focuses on the question: "How do tropical forest conversion, regrowth, and selective logging influence carbon storage, nutrient dynamics, trace gas fluxes, and the prospect for sustainable land use in Amazonia?"

Project data set list for Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere .

Companion Files

Sign In above to download companion files.

  • LC24_Land_Cover_Uruara_Para.pdf

Data Files

Sign In above to download data set files.

Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesLatitudeLongitude
uruaralc1986.zip 7.0 MB 1986-08-03 1.91S To 5.26S51.67W To 55.59E
uruaralc1991.zip 4.6 MB 1991-01-01 1.79S To 5.29S51.78W To 55.60W
uruaralc1988.zip 3.0 MB 1988-01-01 2.77S To 4.67S52.02W To 55.59W

Visualize and Subset Data

Download Statistics

Files related to this data set have been downloaded on 489 occasions since 2012-04-10, totaling 1614 files.