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ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001


DatasetISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001
Release date2017-07-06
Time period2000-10-01 to 2001-10-01

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Citations1120122017Publications citing this dataset
Downloads25502012-01-242017-12-1538513 total files downloaded


This data set, ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001, contains global land cover classifications (dominant type, classification confidence and fractional cover) generated using a full year of MODerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data covering the period from October 2000 to October 2001. The objective of the MODIS Land Cover Product is to provide a suite of land cover types useful to global system science modelers by exploiting the information content of MODIS data in the spectral, temporal, spatial, and directional domains. These products describe the geographic distribution of the 17 land cover classification scheme proposed by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP).

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Friedl, M.A., A.H. Strahler, J. Hodges, F.G. Hall, G.J. Collatz, B.W. Meeson, S.O. Los, E.Brown De Colstoun, and D.R. Landis. 2010. ISLSCP II MODIS (Collection 4) IGBP Land Cover, 2000-2001. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates 728.9KB 2000-10-01 to 2001-10-01 230.5KB 2000-10-01 to 2001-10-01 2.4MB 2000-10-01 to 2001-10-01

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  • 0_modis_landcover_readme.txt
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