NYU Spatial Data Repository

Land Cover: Santa Clara County, California, 2015

This polygon shapefile depicts types of land cover in the County of Santa Clara, California, including Agriculture, Chaparral, Scrub, Forests, Woodlands, Orchards, Ponds, Marshes, Wetlands, Parks, Landfill and Rock Outcroppings. Land cover is the classification of land according to the vegetation or material that covers most of its surface. This layer is maintained by the Santa Clara County Planning Office TeamGIS on behalf of the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency. This layer is part of a collection of GIS data for Santa Clara County, California.The Santa Clara County Planning Office is part of the Department of Planning and Development. Their primary function is to plan and regulate land use and development within the unincorporated portions of Santa Clara County. Other responsibilities include policy analysis, GIS services, research and technical assistance relating to land use, housing, environmental protection, historic preservation and demographics. The Geographic Information Services Department has taken on all those activities related to GIS data and GIS process and procedures that cross organizational boundaries. Santa Clara County encompasses 15 cities and approximately 1.7 million people. This coverage can be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analyses of geospatial data.
Santa Clara County (Calif.). Planning Office
Santa Clara County (Calif.)
Land cover, Environment, and Biology and Ecology
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