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Land use and land cover
The vegetation, water, natural surface, and cultural features on the land surface.
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Upper Mississippi River land cover and land use data [More info]
Maps and GIS data depicting land use and land cover in areas near the upper Mississippi River. Historical data are available, dating from the 1890s, 1975, and more regularly from the late 1980s to 2000.
PDF Using high-resolution digital aerial imagery to map land cover [More info]
Transition from analysis of analog film to digital photography helped this science center map surface characteristics of Federal lands.
PDF Web-Based Geospatial Tools to Address Hazard Mitigation, Natural Resource Management, and Other Societal Issues [More info]
Discusses web resources recently developed to support ecosystem portfolio and land use modeling
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