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GCIP/GIDS-1 EDC AVHRR Land Cover (GIF)

Summary

This dataset consists of monthly GIF images of Land Cover (vegetation) provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center (EDC). These Land Cover mosaics were produced from AVHRR imagery and are but a sample of the detailed land cover database available from EDC on CD-ROM.

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Spatial Type raster
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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1992-02-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1992-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -125.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -65.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 1995. GCIP/GIDS-1 EDC AVHRR Land Cover. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/8.13. Accessed 12 Aug 2020.

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