Data Set Overview
|Data set||RLC Forest Cover of the Former Soviet Union, 1973|
|Project||Russian Land Cover (RLC)|
This data set is a 1:15 million scale forest cover map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. Twenty-two land cover classes are distinguished, of which 20 are forest cover classes. The source data were acquired by map digitization from the Atlas of Forests of the USSR (Anon. 1973) which was likely based on forestry data from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
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Russian Land Cover (RLC): The Russian Land Cover database consists of land use and land cover satellite-based map products of Russia and of the Former Soviet Union. The GIS products included provide scientists and resource managers with the information needed in the management, characterization, and measurement of Russian forest resources as well as the land use and land cover data needed for Russian land management.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates||Companion file|
|fmap73.dat||769.1 KB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31|
|fmap73.doc||1.4 KB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31|
|fmap73.img||327.7 KB||1973-01-01 - 1973-12-31||fmap73.jpg|
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