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New historic landcover data shows agricultural past of the South Atlantic

New USGS predictions of historic landcover change simplified to only show agriculture (orange), urban (red), and open water (blue). As part of a larger carbon modeling project, USGS recently released yearly landcover predictions going back to 1938. It provides a really interesting view into our heavily agricultural past and a time without the [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on New historic landcover data shows agricultural past of the South Atlantic

National Land Cover Database, Current Results and Future Plans

By now you all have probably heard that the 2011 National Land Cover Database (NLCD) has been released.  It is always exciting to get another snapshot of land cover that is consistent across our entire landscape. I was even more excited after listening into the webinar "The NLCD, Current Results and Future Plans".  In this webinar Dr Homer announced [...]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on National Land Cover Database, Current Results and Future Plans