Cropland Percent of Land Area by Continent

Cropland Percent of Land Area by Continent

Detailed Description

Figure 5. Cropland area % by Continent as a % of the total geographic area of the continent. Percentage cropland areas by continent for the nominal year 2015, derived using Landsat 30-m time-series data, machine learning algorithms (e.g., Random Forest, support vector machines, recurssive heirarchical segmentation), and petabyte-scale big-data computing on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) cloud. Croplands as percentage of the total geographic area of the continent. The product is produced for the NASA and USGS funded global food security-support analysis data @ 30-m (GFSAD30). For further details visit:

www.usgs.gov\wgsc\gfsad30

www.croplands.org

https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/about/news_archive/release_gfsad_30_meter_cropland_extent_products

Details

Image Dimensions: 7200 x 4800

Location Taken: US