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Main Title Implementation strategy for production of national land-cover data (NLCD) from the landsat 7 thematic mapper satellite /
Author Vogelmann, James E. ; Wickham, J. D.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Wickham, James D.
CORP Author Raytheon ITSS, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV. National Exposure Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA/600/R-00/051; NERL-LV-ESD-00-096; PB2001101756
Stock Number PB2001-101756
OCLC Number 44608296
Additional Subjects Land ; Satellites ; Databases ; Natural resources ; Satellite tracking systems ; Resource management
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  EPA-600/R-00-051 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/23/2011
NTIS  PB2001-101756 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 v. (various pagings), : ill. ; 28 cm.
As environmental programs within and outside the federal government continue to move away from point-based studies to larger and larger spatial (not cartographic) scale, the need for land-cover and other geographic data have become ineluctable. The national land-cover mapping project of MRLC marks the first consistently classified conterminous land-cover data set, effectively replacing USGS' Land Use Data Analysis (LUDA) system derived from high altitidue aerial photography acquired in the early 1970's. Because of the continually changing nature of the earth's surface due to anthropogenic activities and other factors, a single point-in-time land-cover product is insufficient for many applications. Production of a second point-in-time land-cover product is proposed as a database. That proposed database design includes: (1) second, independently classified land-cover data set derived from Landsat 7 Thematic Mapper data; (2) the land-cover product being produced under the current effort, (3) selected spectral-based change estimates (e.g., temporal NDVI), (4) thirty-meter DEMS; and (5) selected landscape metrics. Development of the database for the conterminous United States will start after evaluation of the prototype.
"EPA/600/R-00/051." "February 2000." Includes bibliography.