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Land Use Land Cover for Selected Basins in Clarksburg, Montgomery County, MD

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2011
End Date
2017

Citation

Woznicki, S.A., and Hopkins, K.G., 2019, Land Use Land Cover for Selected Basins in Clarksburg, Montgomery County, MD: U.S. Geological Survey data release: https://doi.org/10.5066/P9RR4M0B.

Summary

This dataset contains digitized land use/land cover (LULC) for the years 2011, 2015, and 2017. The dataset contains a 1-meter resolution raster maps for each year covering the geographic area for six watersheds within and near the Clarksburg Special Protection Area located in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. The area includes LULC within 500-foot buffered watersheds. Watershed boundaries for Cabin Branch (CB), Crystal Rock (CR), Soper Branch (SB), Tributary 104 (T104), and Tributary 109 (T109) were derived using USGS topographic maps while Ten Mile Creek (TMC) was derived using Montgomery County, Maryland LiDAR data. LULC classes include a water class (10), impervious surface class (20), barren class (30), forest class (40), grass [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Kristina G Hopkins
Originator :
Sean Woznicki
Metadata Contact :
Kristina G Hopkins
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Program :
Land Change Science
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
South Atlantic Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Land Resources

Attached Files

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Clarksburg_LULC_DataDictionary_FINAL.pdf
“LULC Data Dictionary”
8.71 KB
LULC_Clarksburg_2011.zip
“Clarksburg Land Use Land Cover for 2011”
1.13 MB
LULC_Clarksburg_2015.zip
“Clarksburg Land Use Land Cover for 2015”
1.71 MB
LULC_Clarksburg_2017.zip
“Clarksburg Land Use Land Cover for 2017”
2.03 MB
Clarksburg_LULC_MetaData_FINAL.xml
“Metadata”
Original FGDC Metadata

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10.69 KB

Purpose

This dataset was developed in partnership with the EPA to contribute to a stormwater best management practice (BMP)/green infrastructure study related to land cover change and the urbanization of watersheds.

Rights

Unless otherwise stated, all data, metadata and related materials are considered to satisfy the quality standards relative to the purpose for which the data were collected. Although these data and associated metadata have been reviewed for accuracy and completeness and approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the display or utility of the data for other purposes, nor on all computer systems, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty.

Additional Information

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/P9RR4M0B

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