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Land cover Change Intensity 2010-2015

#DidYouKnow you can use data from the #NorthAmerican Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) for many different applications?

For example, you can calculate the % of land change in 2010-2015 and highlight areas undergoing heavy transformations.

Our NALCMS products can be used for a variety of applications, including:

  • Carbon sequestration analysis
  • Wildlife habitat mapping
  • Ecosystem monitoring
  • Environmental planning
  • Water quality assessments, and
  • Evaluation of biofuels production potential.

The NALCMS’ nineteen land cover classes are based on the Land Cover Classification System (LCCS) standard developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (@FAO) of the United Nations.

Check out all the data here.

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