Global land cover classification at 1 km spatial resolution using a classification tree approach

  title={Global land cover classification at 1 km spatial resolution using a classification tree approach},
  author={Matthew C. Hansen and Ruth S. DeFries and John R. Townshend and Rob Sohlberg},
  journal={International Journal of Remote Sensing},
  pages={1331 - 1364}
This paper on reports the production of a 1 km spatial resolution land cover classification using data for 1992-1993 from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR). This map will be included as an at-launch product of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) to serve as an input for several algorithms requiring knowledge of land cover type. The methodology was derived from a similar effort to create a product at 8 km spatial resolution, where high resolution data… 

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