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Land use and land cover digital data

Land use and land cover digital data

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Distribution Branch, Text Products Section, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?], Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geological Survey (U.S.),
  • Cartography -- United States -- Computer programs.,
  • Geography -- United States -- Computer programs.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 20.

    Other titlesU.S.G.S. digital cartographic data standards.
    Statementby Robin G. Fegeas ... [et al.]. USGS digital cartographic data standards / edited by Robert B. McEwen, Richard E. Witmer, and Benjamin S. Ramey.
    SeriesGeological Survey circular -- 895-E.
    ContributionsFegeas, Robin G., McEwen, Robert B., Witmer, Richard E., Ramey, Benjamin S., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17656906M

    Land cover refers to the material/ object present in the particular terrain e.g. vegetation, water bodies, rocks/soils and other resulting form from land transformations. Although land use is generally inferred based on the cover, yet both the terms land use and land . LAND-USE AND LAND-COVER CODES These data sets represent land use and land cover using an integer value that references the Anderson level II classification system. The first digit represents the level 1 land-use and land-cover code, and the second digit (ones place) represents a .

    Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects offers an up-to-date account of land use/land cover semantics, looks into aspects of semantic data modeling, and discusses current approaches, ongoing developments, and future trends. The book provides guidance to anyone working with land use or land cover data. Land Use and Land Cover Abstract: Mission: Inventory all existing land cover and land use dataset for Connecticut, including historic data; Develop methods and standards for effectively managing and distributing existing datasets and to plan for future data creation; Catalyze coordination with other key data themes including base imagery acquisition for land cover updates and parcel/cadastral.

    National Land Cover Database (NLCD ) is the most recent national land cover product created by the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) Consortium. NLCD provides - for the first time - the capability to assess wall-to-wall, spatially explicit, national land cover changes and trends across the United States from to Explore by topic and find our data and tools are the digital information in a format suitable for direct input to software that can analyze its meaning in the scientific, engineering, or business context for which the data were collected. Explore all real-time data and information .


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The characteristics of the digital cartographic data base for Land Use and Land Cover and associated maps reflect the parameters used in compiling the maps. The Land Use and Land Cover mapping program is designed so that standard topographic maps at a scale of l, can be used as a base for compilation and reproduction.

It includes tools to view, query, and summarize, land cover data and land management data. It has tie-ins to the Montana Field Guide and allows users to access and view o geo-referenced photos of habitats across Montana. About. The Land Use/Land Cover Framework is a baseline digital raster map of Montana natural and human land cover.

The Land Cover database depicts 10 general land cover classes for the State of Kansas. The database was compiled from a digital classification of Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) imagery. Access & Use Information. Distinction from "land use" "Land cover" is distinct from "land use", despite the two terms often being used use is a description of how people utilize the land and of socio-economic activity.

Urban and agricultural land uses are two of the most commonly known land use classes. At any one point or place, there may be multiple and alternate land uses, the specification of.

Computer tapes derived from land use and land cover (LULC) data and associated maps at scales Land use and land cover digital data bookand 1:are available from the U.S. Geological Survey.

This data can be used alone or combined with a base map or other supplemental data for a variety of applications, using commercially available software. You can produce area summary statistics, select specific portions of a Author: U.S.

Geological Survey. The raster land use/land cover data is a geo-referenced, thematic data layer produced using multi-date Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper satellite imagery. The satellite imagery used in the classification was collected between the dates of 06/13/ and 9/20/ The nominal scale iswith a ground resolution of meters or feet.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides these data sets and associated maps as a part of its National Mapping Program.

The LULC mapping program is designed so that standard topographic maps of a scale ofcan be used for compilation and organization of the land use and land cover data.

In some cases, such as Hawaii, 1. Get this from a library. Land use and land cover digital data fromand ,scale maps. [Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Land Use/Land Cover data refers to data that is a result of classifying raw satellite data into "land use and land cover" (lulc) categories based on the return value of the satellite image.

There are not very many lulc datasets because a)satellite data acquisition is usually very expensive, and b)the classification process is very labor intensive.

NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Overview. This online data viewer provides user-friendly access to coastal land cover and land cover change information developed through NOAA’s Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP).The tool eliminates the need for a desktop GIS or advanced technical expertise by processing data for the user and providing easy access to the distilled information.

Land cover data documents how much of a region is covered by forests, wetlands, impervious surfaces, agriculture, and other land and water types. Water types include wetlands or open water.

Land use shows how people use the landscape – whether for development, conservation, or mixed uses. The different types of land cover can be managed or. Digital land use / land cover classification through supervised classification method, based on the field knowledge is employed to perform the classification.

Arc GIS and Erdas Imagine are powerful tools for extract ing the land use, land coverFile Size: KB. Land cover data is widely used for the design and monitoring of land use policies despite the incapability of this type of data to represent multiple land uses and land management activities.

Land use/land cover (LU/LC) changes were determined in an urban area, Tirupati, from to by using Geographical Information Systems (GISs) and remote sensing technology. These studies were employed by using the Survey of India topographic map 57 O/6 and the remote sensing data of LISS III and PAN of IRS ID of The study area was classified into eight categories on the basis of Cited by: Land Evaluation and Site Assessment (LESA) The LESA system helps state and local officials make sound decisions about land use.

Combined with Forest measures and Rangeland parameters, LESA can provide a technical framework to numerically rank land parcels based on local resource evaluation and site considerations.

Read more. The USGS Land Cover Institute (LCI) is a focal point for advancing the science, knowledge, and application of land use and land cover information.

The USGS and other agencies and organizations have produced land cover data to meet a wide variety of spatial needs. The USGS LCI has been established to provide access to, and scientific and. Remote Sensing (RS) has been used to classify and map land cover and land use changes with different techniques and data sets.

Landsat images in particular have served a great deal in the classification of different landscape components at a larger scale (Ozesmi and Bauer, ). Recently several change detection techniques have been Cited by: Atlas E-Book. English; French; Editorial and Production Team; Approach to Monitoring Land Resources.

Satellite Imagery; Mapping Land Use and Land Cover; Land Cover Modification; Mapping Projections; Region Overview. Landscapes and Geography. Physical Geography; Bioclimatic Regions. Bioclimatic Regions Map; Landscapes of the Sahara Desert. The use of standardized data and procedures assures consistency through time and across geographies.

C-CAP data forms the coastal expression of the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) and the A land cover theme of the National Spatial. The Land Sat 8 ETM+ satellite image of an area Corresponding to the Nalgonda District and Ramadugu study region ( ) in the northwestern part of Cuddapah basin, Telangana State was analyzed to determine the geological/structural configuration, land use land cover and geomorphology of the regions.

LAND USE, LAND COVER AND SOIL SCIENCES - Vol. I - Land Use and Land Cover, Including their Classification - Duhamel C. ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) of the two approaches is to be recommended for the richness of information it brings.

Classification systems of land cover and land use should be built following some Size: KB.The variety of land use and land cover data needs is exceedingly broad. Current land use and land cover data are needed for equalization of tax assessments in many States. Land use and land cover data also are needed by Federal, State, and local agencies for water- resource inventory, flood control, water-supply planning, and waste-water Size: KB.From Land Cover to Land Use: A Methodology to Assess Land Use from Remote Sensing Data Susana Martínez 1,* and Danilo Mollicone 2 1 IBADER, GI TB Department of Botany, University of Santiago de Compostela (Lugo Campus), E Lugo, Spain 2 Forest Department, United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization, Viale Terme di Caracalla,File Size: 4MB.