National Land Cover Database

Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics Consortium, U.S. Geological Survey

Overview

These nationally standardized, raster-based inventories of land cover are derived from multiple dates of Landsat satellite imagery and provide 7 epochs of land cover data for years 2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2011, and 2016. Additional products include percent developed impervious, percent tree canopy, and land cover change. These national products provide the A-16 land cover theme of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.

Visit the MRLC.gov Homepage to learn more.

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