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WELDLCLUC

NASA Web-Enabled Landsat Data 5 year Land Cover Land Use Change Product V001

WELDLCLUC.015 was decommissioned on December 2, 2019. Users are encouraged to use the improved monthly and annual Global Web-Enabled Landsat Data (GWELD) Version 3.1 (GWELDMO.031 and GWELDYR.031) datasets and the USGS U.S. Landsat Analysis Ready Data Level-2 Data Product (Landsat ARD). The Web-Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) 5-year Land Cover Land Use Change (LCLUC) is a composite of 30 meter (m) land use land change product for the contiguous United States (CONUS). The data were generated from five years of consecutive growing season WELD weekly composite inputs from April 15, 2006 to November 17, 2010. WELD data are created using Landsat Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) Terrain Corrected data. This product includes data about tree cover loss and bare ground gain, which are composited over the five year period. WELD LCLUC is distributed in Hierarchical Data Format 4 (HDF4) (https://www.hdfgroup.org/products/hdf4/). The WELD project is funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and is a collaboration between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center and the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE).

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