Towards an Integrated Global Land Cover Monitoring and Mapping System

Herold M, See L, Tsendbazar N-E, & Fritz S (2016). Towards an Integrated Global Land Cover Monitoring and Mapping System. Remote Sensing 8 (12): p. 1036. DOI:10.3390/rs8121036.

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Project: Harnessing the power of crowdsourcing to improve land cover and land-use information (CROWDLAND, FP7 617754), A Citizen Observatory and Innovation Marketplace for Land Use and Land Cover Monitoring (LANDSENSE, H2020 689812)

Abstract

Global land cover mapping has evolved in a number of ways over the past two decades including increased activity in the areas of map validation and inter-comparison, which is the main focus of this Special Issue in Remote Sensing. Here we describe the major trends in global land cover mapping that have occurred, followed by recent advances as exemplified by the papers in the Special Issue. Finally, we consider what the future holds for global land cover mapping.

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 13:00
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2017 12:27
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/14371

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