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Barrow Area Remote Sensing - Brw Be Land Cover

Summary

This dataset contains Barrow Area Remote Sensing - Brw Be Land Cover data. Cloud free Quickbird satellite imagery was used to develop the land cover maps in this study. The dataset is composed of four multispectral (2.4m) and one panchromatic (0.6m) band. The multispectral bands were fused with the panchromatic scene using a Principal Components sharpening method, which characteristically maintains spatial and spectral quality (Vijayaraj et al., 2006). Ten land cover types were chosen for the land cover classification. These included seven vegetated land cover types identified from cluster analysis of plot level species cover data from the International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) and resampled International Biological Program (IBP) plots, bare ground, ice/snow/urban areas, and water.

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  • 1.0 (2011-07-19)
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
  • imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-07-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 71.296, Minimum (South) Latitude: 71.275
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.64, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.568

Primary point of contact information

Craig E. Tweedie <ctweedie@utep.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Tweedie, C. 2011. Barrow Area Remote Sensing - Brw Be Land Cover. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6MW2F86. Accessed 24 Jul 2019.

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