Cropland Change Detection - 2008 to 2009 (Generic)

Cropland Change Detection - 2008 to 2009 (Generic)

Description:
The USDA, NASS Cropland Data Layer (CDL) is a raster, geo-referenced, crop-specific land cover data layer. This layer shows the change in the CDL between 2008 and 2009 in a generic format, listing changes between broader data classifications.

Resolution/Data Scale:
56 Meters

Unit Type:
gC/m2

Data Type:
Raster

Projection/Datum:
Albers conical equal area, NAD83

Data Source:
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

Update Schedule:

Notes:
The purpose of the Cropland Data Layer Program is to use satellite imagery to (1) provide acreage estimates to the Agricultural Statistics Board for the state's major commodities and (2) produce digital, crop-specific, categorized geo-referenced outp

Website:
http://www.datagateway.nrcs.usda.gov/

Creator:
NASS

Preferred Citation:
http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape/publication.htm

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