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Develop an "Existing Vegetation" Map for the Western Alaska LCC Region

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2015-05-01

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Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Karen A Murphy(administrator), Michael Fleming(Principal Investigator), 2015-05-01(Release), Develop an "Existing Vegetation" Map for the Western Alaska LCC Region, http://westernalaskalcc.org/products/49b58267-5a14-4951-85cc-3a4f663dc1de

Summary

This project produced an existing vegetation type map at 30m resolution for the northern half of the Western Alaska LCC region, and Kodiak Archipelago. The lack of a consistently mapped vegetation data layer for Alaska has been identified as a prima​​ry road block for many conservation and management entities across the state. This project addresses a number of the LCC conservation goals by addressing a baseline science and provides a foundation for current and future projects within the region. This project utilized imagery and data already available that had been used in the LANDFIRE vegetation layer from the early 2000s (http://www.landfire.gov/index.php). A reanalysis of the imagery was made by an Alaskan company, Images Unlimited, [...]

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  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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