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High-resolution object-based image classifications of biological soil crusts and vegetation (Beef Basin, Utah)

July 13, 2020

This dataset contains 10 classified raster images identifying the distribution and condition of biological soil crusts using high-resolution imagery from Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Also included are: a supplemental accuracy report and accuracy matrix for each classified image, and all associated accessory files. These images are located in Beef Basin, Southeastern Utah, and focuses on two ecological site types: Semidesert Shallow Loam, and Upland Stony Loam ('Sagebrush' and 'Pinyon-Juniper') sites. Five 50 x 50 m field sites were established for a total of 10 sites.