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Status and distribution of mangrove forests of the world using earth observation satellite data
Aim Our scientific understanding of the extent and distribution of mangrove forests of the world is inadequate. The available global mangrove databases, compiled using disparate geospatial data
Development of a global land cover characteristics database and IGBP DISCover from 1 km AVHRR data
Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy produced a 1 km resolution global land cover
Finer resolution observation and monitoring of global land cover: first mapping results with Landsat TM and ETM+ data
We have produced the first 30 m resolution global land-cover maps using Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) data. We have classified over 6600 scenes of Landsat TM
An analysis of the IGBP global land-cover characterization process
The International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (rcnr) has called for the development of improved global Land-cover data for use in increasingly sophisticated global environmental models. To meet
US forest types and predicted percent forest cover from AVHRR data
Two forest-cover maps of national scale have been produced under the 1993 Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment Update program. Both maps are based on 1-kilometre