|Data set||LBA-ECO LC-24 Forest Cover Map from MODIS, 500-m, South America: 2001|
|Project||Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)|
|Count||Earliest Date||Latest Date||Data Usage|
|Downloads||245||2012-05-30||2017-06-22||783 total files downloaded|
This data set, LBA-ECO LC-24 Forest Cover Map from MODIS, 500-m, South America: 2001, contains forest cover information for 2001 for all of South America. The data were collected by the MODerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor onboard the Earth Observing System, TERRA (AM-1) satellite platform and released by the MODIS science team as an image showing percent canopy cover. This information was then reclassified so that all pixels with a percent canopy cover greater than 40% (40% after the 1973 UNESCO standard) were classified as forest (a value of 1), and all other pixels were classified as non-forest (a value of 2). Water features were given a value of 3. This data has a pixel resolution of 500 meters and is unprojected with the WGS-1984 datum (Hansen et al. 2006). There is one GeoTIFF data file for this data set.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|sa_forest2001.tif||6.0MB||2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31|
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