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LCMAP Class Legend and Description

LCMAP land cover products provide information about land cover classification, including land cover classification information for a given area before and after change is detected by Continuous Change Detection and Classification. The five land cover products are built on broad Anderson Land Cover Classification System Level 1 based classes.

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LCMAP Class Legend and Description

LCMAP land cover products provide information about land cover classification, including land cover classification information for a given area before and after change is detected by Continuous Change Detection and Classification. The five land cover products are built on broad Anderson Land Cover Classification System Level 1 based classes.

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LCMAP Did You Know?

Below you'll find answers to common questions about USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP).

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LCMAP Did You Know?

Below you'll find answers to common questions about USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP).

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Eyes on Earth Episode 40 – Landsat Collection 2

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how a Collections strategy boosts the value of the Landsat archive.

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Eyes on Earth Episode 40 – Landsat Collection 2

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how a Collections strategy boosts the value of the Landsat archive.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Outfitting the Ozarks

The meandering shoreline is the claim to fame for the Midwestern tourist oasis that is Lake of the Ozarks in Central Missouri.

The Missouri Division of Tourism’s website leads its page on the state’s most popular visitor destination by noting that the lake’s 1,100 miles of freshwater coast are more than even California has to offer.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Outfitting the Ozarks

The meandering shoreline is the claim to fame for the Midwestern tourist oasis that is Lake of the Ozarks in Central Missouri.

The Missouri Division of Tourism’s website leads its page on the state’s most popular visitor destination by noting that the lake’s 1,100 miles of freshwater coast are more than even California has to offer.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Where the Forests Fall, the Grasses Grow

The forests and rangelands of the Western U.S. face fire dangers on multiple fronts.

The trees themselves provide fuel for wildfires, of course, but there are additional factors at play in this mountainous, forested stretch of land at the Idaho-Montana border.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Where the Forests Fall, the Grasses Grow

The forests and rangelands of the Western U.S. face fire dangers on multiple fronts.

The trees themselves provide fuel for wildfires, of course, but there are additional factors at play in this mountainous, forested stretch of land at the Idaho-Montana border.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Crops Give Way to Concrete

Less than 15 miles separate the city of Plainfield from the nearby metropolis of Indianapolis, the capital of Indiana and the state’s largest urban center.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Crops Give Way to Concrete

Less than 15 miles separate the city of Plainfield from the nearby metropolis of Indianapolis, the capital of Indiana and the state’s largest urban center.

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Eyes on Earth Episode 29 – Tracking Landscape Change with LCMAP

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn about an exciting new initiative to track landscape change in the U.S.

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Eyes on Earth Episode 29 – Tracking Landscape Change with LCMAP

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn about an exciting new initiative to track landscape change in the U.S.

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LCMAP Change Stories

Click the "Science" links below to see how we track change over time.

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LCMAP Change Stories

Click the "Science" links below to see how we track change over time.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Where the Ocean Eats the Land

The unincorporated hamlet of North Cove, WA is the owner of a rather unfortunate superlative: fastest-eroding place in the West Coast.

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LCMAP Change Stories: Where the Ocean Eats the Land

The unincorporated hamlet of North Cove, WA is the owner of a rather unfortunate superlative: fastest-eroding place in the West Coast.

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Eyes On Earth Episode 22 - Meet the Mendenhall Fellow

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear about one scientist’s journey from USGS Mendenhall fellow to full-time USGS researcher.

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Eyes On Earth Episode 22 - Meet the Mendenhall Fellow

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear about one scientist’s journey from USGS Mendenhall fellow to full-time USGS researcher.

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