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NLCD 2011 Now Available
NLCD 2011 Now Available

Just released, the latest edition of the nation's most comprehensive look at land-surface conditions from coast to coast shows the extent of land cover types from forests to urban areas.


The USGS Land Cover Institute (LCI) is a focal point for advancing the science, knowledge, and application of land use and land cover information.
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What can LCI do for you?

The USGS and other agencies and organizations have produced land cover data to meet a wide variety of spatial needs. The USGS LCI has been established to provide access to, and scientific and technical support for, the application of these land cover data.

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