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NACP NAFD Project: Forest Disturbance History from Landsat, 1986-2010


DatasetNACP NAFD Project: Forest Disturbance History from Landsat, 1986-2010
Release date2016-03-03
ProjectNorth American Carbon Program (NACP)
Time period1986-01-01 to 2010-12-31

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Citations320162016Publications citing this dataset
Downloads9062015-10-132017-10-1714930 total files downloaded


The North American Forest Dynamics (NAFD) products provided in this data set consist of 25 annual and two time-integrated forest disturbance maps for the conterminous United States (CONUS) derived from Landsat images for the period 1986-2010. Each annual map has classified pixels showing water, no forest cover, forest cover, no data available (data gaps) in present year, and forest disturbances that occurred in that year. The time-integrated maps are similarly classified, but over the entire 1986-2010 period with the first and last forest disturbance years identified and provided as separate maps.

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Goward, S.N., C. Huang, F. Zhao, K. Schleeweis, K. Rishmawi, M. Lindsey, J.L. Dungan, and A. Michaelis. 2015. NACP NAFD Project: Forest Disturbance History from Landsat, 1986-2010. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
VCT_Annual_30m_2010.tif 521.7MB 2010-01-01 to 2010-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2009.tif 519.6MB 2009-01-01 to 2009-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2008.tif 520.2MB 2008-01-01 to 2008-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2007.tif 522.9MB 2007-01-01 to 2007-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2006.tif 523.5MB 2006-01-01 to 2006-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2005.tif 517.5MB 2005-01-01 to 2005-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2004.tif 515.6MB 2004-01-01 to 2004-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2003.tif 514.4MB 2003-01-01 to 2003-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2002.tif 517.8MB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2001.tif 516.7MB 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_2000.tif 518.0MB 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1999.tif 517.0MB 1999-01-01 to 1999-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1998.tif 512.3MB 1998-01-01 to 1998-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1997.tif 510.2MB 1997-01-01 to 1997-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1996.tif 511.7MB 1996-01-01 to 1996-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1995.tif 508.7MB 1995-01-01 to 1995-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1994.tif 510.0MB 1994-01-01 to 1994-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1993.tif 510.9MB 1993-01-01 to 1993-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1992.tif 507.7MB 1992-01-01 to 1992-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1991.tif 509.0MB 1991-01-01 to 1991-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1990.tif 513.8MB 1990-01-01 to 1990-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1989.tif 513.6MB 1989-01-01 to 1989-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1988.tif 517.0MB 1988-01-01 to 1988-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1987.tif 520.2MB 1987-01-01 to 1987-12-31
VCT_Annual_30m_1986.tif 512.3MB 1986-01-01 to 1986-12-31
VCT_30m_last.tif 867.3MB 1986-01-01 to 2010-12-31
VCT_30m_first.tif 860.2MB 1986-01-01 to 2010-12-31

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  • NAFD-NEX_figure1.png
  • NAFD-NEX_Forest_Disturbance.pdf

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