PIE LTER Land Cover (2005), Plum Island Sound estuary, Massachusetts - Raster

Summary

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LC_2005_PlumIslandEstuary_raster_V1

Abstract: 

This is a seven-category land-cover map of the Plum Island Sound estuary, Massachusetts. The seven categories are: water, tidal flats and soils, Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, trees, grass, impervious surface.
These medium resolution true color images are considered the new "basemap" for the Commonwealth by MassGIS. The photography for the entire commonwealth was captured in April 2005 when deciduous trees were mostly bare and the ground was generally free of snow. Image type is 4-band (RGBN) natural color (Red, Green, Blue) and Near infrared in 8 bits (values ranging 0-255) per band format.

Data set ID: 

491

EML revision ID: 

2

Data sources: 

This is a seven-category 2005 land-cover map of the Plum Island Sound estuary, Massachusetts. The seven categories are: water, tidal flats and soils, Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, trees, grass, impervious surface. The zip folder includes various ARC GIS data and processing information files.
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Dates

Date Range: 

Saturday, April 9, 2005 to Sunday, April 17, 2005

Publication Date: 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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