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USGS Land Cover Institute (LCI)

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USGS LCI Hosts New Global Land Cover Data
USGS releases 1973-2000 time-series of land-use/land-cover for the conterminous U.S.

Access the publication and data.


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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Page Last Modified: November 2016