Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: jrc-fise-info@ec.europa.eu

Title: Forest / Non-Forest Map 2006

Description

Pan-European Forest / Non Forest Map with target year 2006, Data Source: Landsat ETM+ and Corine Land Cover 2006, Classes: forest, non-forest, clouds/snow, no data; Method: automatic classification performed with an in-house algorithm; spatial resolution: 25m. In addition, the forest map 2006 is extended to FTYPE2006 to include forest types (broadleaf, coniferous forest) that are mapped using MODIS composites.

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Additional information
Last modified 2011-09-01
Issue date 2010-10-05
Landing page http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/activities/forest-mapping
Temporal coverage

From: 2006-01-01 – To: 2006-12-31

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 52 ENVIRONMENT; 56 AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES; 64 PRODUCTION, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
EuroVoc concept(s) forest; natural forest; scientific research
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/c225de75-b84c-407d-88b6-16cf654c203f
Geographic information
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Forest Map 2006 is derived from the IMAGE2006 (SPOT/LISS scenes) and CORINE2006 landcover dataset. In addition, MODIS composites are used for the Forest type classification.

Geographic bounding box

70.09° N, 34.59° E, 34.56° S, -10.58° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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