Morton, R.D. et al

Land Cover Map 2007 (1km dominant target class, N. Ireland)

Land Cover Map 2007 (LCM2007) is a parcel-based thematic classification of satellite image data covering the entire United Kingdom. The map updates and upgrades the Land Cover Map of Great Britain (LCMGB) 1990 and LCM2000. Like the earlier 1990 and 2000 products, LCM2007 is derived from a computer classification of satellite scenes obtained mainly from Landsat, IRS and SPOT sensors. It also covers Northern Ireland and incorporates information derived from other ancillary datasets. LCM2007 was classified using a nomenclature corresponding to Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) Broad Habitats, which encompasses the entire range of UK habitats. In addition, it recorded further detail where possible, incorporating land cover classes sought by other users. LCM2007 is produced in both vector and raster formats, with a number of different versions containing varying levels of detail and at different spatial resolutions. Product consists of the dominant Target Class per 1km square, raster dataset, Northern Ireland only.

Publication date: 2011-04-08

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You must cite: Morton, R.D.; Rowland, C.; Wood, C.; Meek, L.; Marston, G.; Smith, G.; Wadsworth, R.; Simpson, I. (2011). Land Cover Map 2007 (1km dominant target class, N. Ireland). NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/62dfb6c0-da6b-4b4c-a1c0-595bca2f1e5f

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2005-09-02    to    2008-07-18

Quality

Lineage
LCM2007 uses a spatial framework based on OSNI Vector Map. Vector Map was generalised to remove unnecessary detail, then the framework was segmented according to the underlying satellite data to split areas of non-uniform landscape. The data was classified according to a parcel-based supervised maximum likelihood classification procedure. The raster products are derived from the vector products.

Authors

Morton, R.D.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rowland, C.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Wood, C.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Meek, L.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Marston, G.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Smith, G.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Wadsworth, R.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Simpson, I.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

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Point Of Contact
Morton, R.D.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4AP
United Kingdom
Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre

Spatial

Spatial representation type
Raster
Spatial reference system
TM65 / Irish Grid

Keywords

Topic categories
Environment
Imagery / Base Maps / Earth Cover
Other keywords
Monitoring & Observing Systems
Land cover
Parr Section
Discipline keywords
LCM2007
Discipline keywords
CEH Biodiversity Programme
Place keywords
Northern Ireland
Theme keywords
Land cover

Dataset identifiers

CEH:EIDC:#1300191095110
https://catalogue.ceh.ac.uk/id/62dfb6c0-da6b-4b4c-a1c0-595bca2f1e5f
doi:10.5285/62dfb6c0-da6b-4b4c-a1c0-595bca2f1e5f

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