Cropland Data Layer/National Land Coverage Merge

Cropland Data Layer/National Land Coverage Database Merge

Description:
Merged dataset of the 2010 Cropland Data Layer (CDL) and the 2006 National Land Cover Database (NLCD)

Resolution/Data Scale:
30 Meter

Unit Type:

Data Type:
Raster

Projection/Datum:
Albers conical equal area, NAD83

Data Source:
USDA NASS and MRLC

Update Schedule:

Notes:
The merged dataset assumes the lowest data resolution (30 Meter) from the 2006 NLCD. The 2010 CDL dataset was treated as the master dataset in the merge and took precedence when populating all cropland related data.

Website:

Creator:
NASS and MRLC

Preferred Citation:
http://www.mrlc.gov/nlcd2006.php http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape/publication.htm

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