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Democratic Republic of the Congo Thematic Grassland Aggregation Landcover

Description:
The Democratic Republic of the Congo thematic grassland aggregation landcover from The Multipurpose Africover Database for the Environmental Resources produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Scale of the dataset: 1:200,000. This dataset is a reaggregated version of the original national Africover landcover multipurpose database. It contains all natural vegetation with a herbaceous component. The land cover has been produced from visual interpretation of digitally enhanced LANDSAT TM images (Bands 4,3,2) acquired mainly in the year 2000-2001. The land cover classes have been developed using the FAO/UNEP international standard LCCS classification system.
Place(s):
Congo
Subject(s):
Land use, Vegetation mapping, Grasslands, Earth Surface, and Imagery and Base Maps
Format(s):
Shapefile
Year(s):
2003
Held by:
Harvard
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