Global Food Security-support Analysis Data (GFSAD) Cropland Extent 2015 Europe, Central Asia, Russia, Middle East product 30 m V001

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The NASA Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) ( Global Food Security-support Analysis Data (GFSAD) data product provides cropland extent data over Europe, Central Asia, Russia and the Middle East for nominal year 2015 at 30 meter resolution (GFSAD30EUCEARUMECE). The monitoring of global cropland extent is critical for policymaking and provides important baseline data that are used in many agricultural cropland studies pertaining to water sustainability and food security. The GFSAD30EUCEARUMECE product uses a pixel-based supervised random forest machine learning algorithm to retrieve cropland extent from a combination of Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM+), Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) data, and elevation derived from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) Version 3 data products. Each GFSAD30EUCEARUMECE GeoTIFF file contains a cropland extent layer that defines areas of cropland, non-cropland, and water bodies over a 10° by 10° area.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 5, 2019
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Citation Teluguntla, P., Thenkabail, P.S., Xiong, J., Gumma, M.K., Giri, C., Milesi, C., Ozdogan, M., Congalton, R., Tilton, J., Sankey, T.R., Massey, R., Phalke, A., and Yadav, K. 2015. Global Food Security Support Analysis Data at Nominal 1 km (GFSAD1km) Derived from Remote Sensing in Support of Food Security in the Twenty-First Century: Current Achievements and Future Possibilities, Chapter 6. In Thenkabail, P.S., (Editor-in-Chief), 2015. Remote Sensing Handbook (Volume II): Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing. Taylor and Francis Inc.\CRC Press, Boca Raton, London, New York. ISBN 9781482217957 - CAT# K22130. Pp. 131-160.
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