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BigFoot Land Cover Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003

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DatasetBigFoot Land Cover Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/748
Release date2006-03-23
ProjectBigFoot
Time period2000-01-01 to 2003-12-31

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CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations620062017Publications citing this dataset
Downloads12772008-01-102017-10-1811992 total files downloaded

Description

The BigFoot project gathered data for nine EOS Land Validation Sites located from Alaska to Brazil from 2000 to 2003. Each site is representative of one or two distinct biomes, including the Arctic tundra; boreal evergreen needleleaf forest; temperate cropland, grassland, evergreen needleleaf forest, and deciduous broadleaf forest; desert grassland and shrubland; and tropical evergreen broadleaf forest. These surfaces were produced from Landsat ETM+ imagery to explicitly characterize the land cover at the BigFoot Sites to provide validation of the MODIS land cover product. BigFoot was funded by NASA's Terrestrial Ecology Program.

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Cohen, W.B., T.K. Maiersperger, and D. Pflugmacher. 2006. BigFoot Land Cover Surfaces for North and South American Sites, 2000-2003. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/748

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
AGRO_LANDCOVER_2000.zip 7.4KB 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
bf_agro_landcover_2000_igbp_bf.tif
HARV_LANDCOVER_2000.zip 19.9KB 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
bf_harv_landcover_2000_igbp.tif
KONZ_LANDCOVER_2000.zip 15.1KB 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
bf_konz_landcover_2000_igbp.tif
NOBS_LANDCOVER_2000.zip 19.9KB 2000-01-01 to 2000-12-31
bf_nobs_landcover_2000_igbp.tif
bigfoot_tund_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 9.3KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_tapa_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 2.5KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_sevi_landcover_2003_igbp_bf.zip 6.5KB 2003-01-01 to 2003-12-31
bigfoot_sevi_landcover_2002_igbp_bf.zip 4.8KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_nobs_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 19.2KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_nobs_landcover_2001_igbp.zip 19.4KB 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31
bigfoot_metl_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 13.6KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_konz_landcover_2001_igbp.zip 14.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31
bigfoot_harv_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 19.3KB 2002-01-01 to 2002-12-31
bigfoot_harv_landcover_2001_igbp.zip 19.3KB 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31
bigfoot_cheq_landcover_2002_igbp.zip 18.8KB 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31

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  • BigFoot_readme.pdf
  • bf_landcover_surf_guide.pdf

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