Development and Applications of a Comprehensive Land Use Classification and Map for the US

@inproceedings{Theobald2014DevelopmentAA,
  title={Development and Applications of a Comprehensive Land Use Classification and Map for the US},
  author={David M. Theobald},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Land cover maps reasonably depict areas that are strongly converted by human activities, but typically are unable to resolve low-density but widespread development patterns. Data products specifically designed to resolve land uses complement land cover datasets and likely improve our ability to understand the extent and complexity of human modification. Methods for developing a comprehensive land use classification system are described, and a map of land use for the conterminous United States… CONTINUE READING
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