- AVHRR Global Land Cover Classification
- Description: The data sets describe the geographic distribution
of land cover at regional and global scales (1 km). To develop improved
methodologies for global land cover classifications as well as to
provide global land cover products for immediate use in global change.
M., DeFries, R., Townshend, J. R. G. and Sohlberg, R.. 1998. 1 Km Land Cover Classification Derived from AVHRR.
College Park, Maryland: The Global Land Cover Facility.
Associated Peer-Reviewed Publication: Hansen, M., DeFries, R.,
Townshend, J. R. G. and Sohlberg, R., 2000, Global land cover
classification at 1km resolution using a decision tree classifier,
International Journal of Remote Sensing. 21: 1331-1365.
Land Cover Facility
cover data (Zipped FLT and HDR files with geo-referenced
JPEG image; 18 MB)
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