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NLCD

Tags: Land Cover, Land Use, Historical


Name of Dataset: National Land Cover Database (NLCD)


Spatial Extent: CONUS, Hawaii, Alaska (separate downloads)


Type: Raster


Temporal: Various years between 1992 and 2021 (at time of writing).


Description: NLCD land cover data includes 16 land cover classes (urban, agriculture, forest, wetland, ice/snow, open water, and others) across CONUS, Alaska, and Hawaii. The data are available in 30m resolution for all areas covered. The data from different years can be used together to quantify change over time or by themselves.


Link to the data: https://www.mrlc.gov/data


Citation: Dependent on what year is being used.



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