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RLC AVHRR-Derived Land Cover, Former Soviet Union, 15-km, 1984-1993

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/689
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Release Date2004-01-07
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Description

This dataset is a 15-kilometer resolution land cover map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. There are sixty land cover classes distinguished in this dataset, of which 38 are forest cover classes. The data set is useful for stratification of the FSU into general sub-regions of land cover for subsequent study using higher resolution satellite data.

Science Keywords

  • LAND SURFACE
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER
  • LAND USE/LAND COVER CLASSIFICATION

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Stone, T.A., and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC AVHRR-Derived Land Cover, Former Soviet Union, 15-km, 1984-1993. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/689

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Data File (Granule)SizeDatesCompanion
dlcmap.dat 790.4KB 1984-01-01 to 1993-12-31
dlcmap.doc 461 B 1984-01-01 to 1993-12-31
dlcmap.img 327.7KB 1984-01-01 to 1993-12-31
dlcmap.jpg

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Dataset has 5 companion files.

  • dlcmap_readme.txt
  • dlcmap_legend.txt
  • RLC_AVHRR_FSU_15_km.pdf
  • dlcmap_legend.dbf
  • dlcmap_projection.txt