Land Cover Overview
Land cover is a grid which assigns a code to each point in the data set based on occurs there. It differs from land use, but obviously the two are related. The code is normally a byte, and there are usually a few dozen categories.
|Global Land Coverage 2000--1 km pixels||GlobCover 2009--300 m pixels||US NLCD 30 m pixels (1992, 2001, 2006, 2011)|
Other land cover data sets
Last revision5/ 9/2016