Tagged under "Land cover data"

Term definition: 
Land cover indicates the physical land type such as forest or open water. Land cover data documents how much of a region is covered by forests, wetlands, impervious surfaces, agriculture, and other land and water types. Land cover can be determined by analyzing satellite and aerial imagery. (Source: NOAA: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/lclu.html)
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Land Cover Classification System (LCCS) is a comprehensive, standardized a priori classification system, designed to meet specific user requirements, and created for mapping exercises,...
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International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
The International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP) defines ecosystems surface classifications.
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International Standards Organisation
ISO 19144-2:2012 specifies a Land Cover Meta Language (LCML) expressed as a UML metamodel that allows different land cover classification systems to be described based on the physiognomic aspects...
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Climate Change Initiative (CCI)
The Climate Change Initiative (CCI) generates global Land Cover (LC) products with climatological 7-day time series representing seasonal dynamics of the land surface, Medium Resolution Imaging...
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Statistical Commission of the United Nations
Land cover being altogether the observed image of ecosystems and of the effects of land use, practical classification may put the emphasis either on vegetation forms or on landscape features shaped...