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NLCD - MODIS land cover- albedo dataset for the continental United States

Metadata Updated: May 2, 2021

The NLCD-MODIS land cover-albedo database integrates high-quality MODIS albedo observations with areas of homogeneous land cover from NLCD. The spatial resolution (pixel size) of the database is 480m-x-480m aligned to the standardized UGSG Albers Equal-Area projection. The spatial extent of the database is the continental United States.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Wickham , J., C.A. Barnes, and T. Wade. Combining NLCD and MODIS to Create a Land Cover-Albedo Dataset for the Continental United States. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier Science Ltd, New York, NY, USA, 170(0): 143-153, (2015).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2021

Metadata Source

Harvested from EPA ScienceHub

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 2, 2021
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Identifier A-3txd-117
Data Last Modified 2015-11-03
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 020:00
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Harvest Source Id 04b59eaf-ae53-4066-93db-80f2ed0df446
Harvest Source Title EPA ScienceHub
Program Code 020:097
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash b7b38fe834b07c679d98c4d351bea1995150840a
Source Schema Version 1.1

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