Questions tagged [land-cover]

The observed biophysical cover of the earth's surface. Data are essential elements in a wide array of government and private sector activities, including inventory, management, monitoring, and modeling.

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Which year change does NLCD Land Cover Change Index show?

After downloading the National Land Cover Dataset (NLCD) Land Cover Change Index from the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics Consortium (MRLCC) website, it only contains one raster file. However, ...
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AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'GetFeatureCount' [closed]

I am trying to use the Landscape Vector Overlay function in the LecoS plugin to calculate the amount of various proportions of land cover types (using an ordinary landscape raster) within buffer ...
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Integrate Land Use Data into Google Earth Engine

I want to Extract Land Use Data For Mumbai City,India and use the classification method to Compute NDBI,NDVI,NDWI Is there any way to integrate land use data into google earth engine for my ...
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How to compute only urban area from the give code

'land_and_cover_type_1" class has 1-16 whare "Urban and built-up" has the valus 13 with color code a5a5a5 i only want to compute the urban part of land insted of whole 1-16 value how to do that var ...
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How to apply trained classifier to entire Landsat collection in Google Earth Engine

I have classified the 2019 image using Google Earth Engine. How can I use the training data and code I have for 2019 and apply it from 1984 to 2018 instead of training/running a code for each image ...
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Accuracy assessment using Google Earth Engine?

I'm using Google Earth Engine for Land Cover change detection, I would like to know whether we can generate Error Matrix (Accuracy Assessment) for a classified image in Earth Engine or not?
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Google Earth Engine - Displaying landcover classes

I was wondering if theres a way to display single Landcover classes from the Corine Land Cover-Dataset in GEE. I know i somehow have to select the landcover_class_names or values in the property ...
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Seeking remotely sensed data for measuring urban gardens?

One of the students in my lab is currently seeking methods for measuring the very small size of urban green spaces in people's gardens. Is there a data set out there that may be appropriate for this?...
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How do I compute the forest area for different regions?

I am currently struggling to compute the forest area of some regions. I am an absolute beginner with Google Earth Engine. I tried it 2 different ways, mostly by copying and editing code I found. ...
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How to create C factor (RUSLE) map by using NDVI values?

I have a basic knowledge of GIS and ArcGIS sofware and I need to generate C factor (cover management factor of RUSLE) by using NDVI values. I know there is an exp formula but I don't know the steps to ...
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Growing Season Length in Google Earth Engine?

I am trying to estimate growing season length with the MCD12Q2 dataset (Land Cover Dynamics Yearly L3 Global 500 m), which includes dates for the start and end of the growing season (...
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Simplifying land cover classification in QGIS?

I have recently completed a land use classification using over 100 ROIs for 5 different land cover classes and it has developed what looks like a highly specific spectral signature for each class. ...
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Percent coverage of a polygon in a raster grid

I have a wooded area polygon and a study area grid of cells with 300m resolution. I would like to calculate a raster which shows the amount of each grid cell covered by the polygon. The density per ...
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Export classified land cover types as table - Google Earth Engine

My question relates to extracting the area of different land cover types in a region. So far, I classified a Landsat7 image using MODIS data as classifier. When I choose a point on the Map, the ...
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Measuring the ground coverage in % of a transparent getiff along a path of a vectorline in QGIS

I am searching for a way to measure the ground coverage in QGIS. I have an high resoluted orhtomosaic of an agricultural plot trial where i have extracted the organic material on the surface: The ...
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How to Select Attributes from a Selection of Attributes

I have a land-cover map for an area in which I want to identify certain attributes that fall within a category. I want to select the shapes that represent wetlands that are in a grassland area. To do ...
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Calculating area of land cover within 30m of streams for whole U.S.?

I'm trying to do a very simple analysis where I need to find all land cover of a certain type within 30 meters of a stream. I have a raster from the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) from which I've ...
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Vector to Raster

I traced land use as forest (purple) and non-forest (Teal) in my study area of 117sq.km. from google earth. I have attached a copy of the landcover file which I have created. I need to convert this ...
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How to convert Google Earth KML to Raster with classes for Fragstats

I have digitized the Google Earth imagery for a 117 sq. km. area and have classified the land-use into forest and non-forest sites. I need to use this map for fragstats and calculation of landscape ...
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Creating landcover map from KML files

I am trying to understand the effect of forest fragmentation on vertebrate populations. I need to analyse my study area using Fragstats however, I couldn't find a suitable land cover map for my study ...
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Difference between two vector layer

I have two vector layer land cover for 2016 and 2018. I want to get result layer that will show changes in land cover e.g. the forest has changed into a meadow. What option in QGIS can I do that. In ...
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Extract areas with certain pixel values from raster

I have land cover data from GEE (https://developers.google.com/earth-engine/datasets/catalog/ESA_GLOBCOVER_L4_200901_200912_V2_3) for specific countries. I would like to extract the values from the ...
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Google Earth Engine - Extract land cover classes

I am trying to extract single class from corine land cover (e.g. forest_coniferous), but I am not sure if there is a way to do that! var dataset = ee.Image('COPERNICUS/CORINE/V18_5_1/100m/2012'); var ...
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Google Earth Engine error “Collection query aborted after accumulation over 5000 elements” - Land Use Land Cover

what to do if there is an error generating "Collection query aborted after accumulation over 5000 elements" after the feature collection accumulation for LULC classification in google earth engine?
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How to visualize data for a specific class in change detection plot in R?

I have created a change detection plot shown in image below for two rasters having 6 classes each using the code below. Now the plot, shows the change for all the classes but i am interested in only ...
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Converting output of crosstab() in R to raster; from classified raster images to show overall land cover change in different classes?

I have two classified landsat images from 2014 and 2018 both of them containing 6 classes including urban,forest,barren etc. In order to see how each pixel's class changed or remained same from ...
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Creating Land Cover Change Classification in R? [closed]

I have two Land Cover (LC) classification raster over the same area and the same cell size. One from the year 2018 and the other from the year 2014. Both raster are classified with the values 1 - 6, ...
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Calculate % agriculture and % forestry cover across each 10km square of the UK

I am working on investigating the relationship between agricultural intensity and the diversity of birds. I have a shapefile of a map that splits the UK into 10km squares and for each square I need to ...
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JS libraries that work with land use maps? [closed]

I'm incredibly new to GIS, but not to web development. I have two land cover maps for two islands, which I'm spatializing data on top of for a web app. This data is agnostic of any real location data ...
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API for land use/land cover

I'm making a mobile game that uses GPS to interact with the real world. The game should be able to "see" what terrain/land use/land cover the user is currently in. Ideally, the game would send the ...
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CORINE LandCover: what about the accuracy?

How accurate is CLC? Do anyone know any scientific papers about that question? I tested the new CLC2006 for a region in turkey and its totally rubbish!
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Proportion of polygon classes in each multi-ring buffers

I have a landcover map with many irregular polygons, with each polygon a uniform habitat type. I have a second shapefile of points, and a third shapefile with multi-ring buffers around those points. I ...
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Do I need to perform any corrections on Level-2 Landsat imagery?

My objective is to perform a land cover classification with multiple scenes over historical imagery (one year every decade). Most of the imagery I have downloaded is level-2 imagery. From my ...
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Reducing Land Cover Data Sets in Earth Engine

I am trying to use earth engine to reduce the USGS land cover dataset and calculate the frequency of specific land cover types in several regions. The output that I am getting creates a single ...
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Integrating block shapefile into segmentation level in eCognition? [duplicate]

I am trying to perform an object based hierarchical network classification of an urban scene in eCognition. To make the classification better I thought adding the building blocks shapefile in the ...
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Landcover Legend

When I download landcover, the legend for pseudocolouring is always a number rather than the actual legend which was shown where I downloaded the data. How would I go about getting the actual land use ...
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Corine Land Cover data is not the same as in reality

I downloaded a CLC2000 shapefile and clipped it after a county shapefile in QGIS. The goal was to calculate the total land area, but the amount obtained of 983.759 Ha does not coincide with the real ...
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Ranking water basins by canopy cover? [closed]

I have a river raster that is composed of a range of canopy cover percentages by pixel. I want to rank which water basin's have the river with the best canopy cover. How do I do this?
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Extracting certain landcover type in CONUS with Google Earth Engine?

I am new to Google Earth Engine and I would like to export the pixels with landcover type of deciduous broadleaf forest (MCD12Q1 with LC_Type1 equals to 4) in google earth engine. And the following is ...
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Correct translation of Norwegian landcover classes derived from WMS?

I am making a map of the study site located in Norway. I have accessed the awesome and free WMS data regarding landcover (I guess: N250 Arealdekkeflate) https://openwms.statkart.no/skwms1/wms.topo4....
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Bare Soil Detection

I try to find bare soil areas. Those which are bare over the whole year and those which are fresh harvest and remain bare over a certain time. I try to do this with sentinel-2 data. But the Problem is ...
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Google Earth Engine: how to select NDVI for some land cover type

I am quite new to both Google Earth Engine and JavaScript. My goal is to obtain the NDVI just for some region (some polygon) only in the selected cover type. I managed to compute areas and number of ...
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How to properly import corine landcover 2012 (vector file) in QGIS?

I'm fairly new to QGIS (using version 2.18.25), so I may be missing something quite basic. I'm using the Corine landcover (clc12_Version_18_5.gdb) in my project. It's a very large dataset (3GB) so it ...
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How to extract land cover type data (%) from raster file using Zonal Stats from overlaid polygon grid, QGIS

I have a very large raster file of land use types for a landscape. I am trying to run an occupancy model of large carnivores and need to test the weight as a covariate, of human settlements. Human ...
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Corine Land Cover Codes

I'm working with Corine Land Cover Map 2012 in QGIS. I can't find any information about the color code. Values range from 0 to 255 but there's no indication which value stands for which land cover ...
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Finding difference between two rasters using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I know how to find difference between two rasters with Spatial Analyst tools, but how to display attributes, for example differences between two Corine Land (2006 - 2012) rasters, how to see codes of ...
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Land cover data for British Columbia, Canada

I am hoping to map vegetated (trees and open veg) for the lower mainland in BC, Canada. I guess what I want is a Land Cover map. Does this exist for download anywhere or will I need to user Landsat ...
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Getting WMS server from GLOBELAND30 Landcover interactive map?

I am very interested to get GLOBELAND30 WMS server. To get it I've used some hacking: 1) I've inspected it with Chrome Inspector and did some actions (see below): 2) Got WMS server (see below) 3) ...
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How to calculate areas in raster files

I have three files. The first is a shapefile for country boundaries and the second and third are raster files with the global land covers for 2005 and 2009. I'm thus charged to calculate the areas for ...
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How to crop TIFF image without losing classes in QGIS 3.2?

I am trying to crop a TIFF file in QGIS 3.2. What I am currently doing is going to Raster -> Extraction -> Clip Raster by Extent... . Then I type in my min and max x,y values. The new raster layer is ...