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2010 Monarch Relevant Land Cover Data Set for Mexico

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2010

Citation

Jason Rohweder, 2019, 2010 Monarch Relevant Land Cover Data Set for Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P94VBK85.

Summary

The USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center developed a Monarch Relevant Land Cover data set covering the area of Mexico. We used the 2010 land cover data set produced by the tri-national North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) and supported by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) that depicts year 2010 land cover across North America at 30-meter spatial resolution, and incorporated additional spatially-explicit information to develop this land cover map. Additional sources of information included 2004 railroad data provided by Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía and the CEC, 2011 roads data provided by Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía, 2017 protected areas data provided by [...]

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Jason Rohweder
Originator :
Jason Rohweder
Metadata Contact :
Jason Rohweder
Distributor :
GS ScienceBase

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cec_mex_mon_relev_lcu.tif.xml
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Purpose

The Monarch Relevant Land Cover Data Set for Mexico was developed to assist researchers in developing a framework for monitoring the monarch butterfly and its habitat.

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  • Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC)

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