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Conterminous U.S. Layers


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Heris, M.P., Foks, N., Bagstad, K., and Troy, A., 2020, A national dataset of rasterized building footprints for the U.S.: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


These layers cover conterminous U.S.; The file format is raster IMG; and the cell size is 30m. Files are: (1) total footprint coverage, [Conterminous_US_Building_Total_Area] (2) number of unique buildings intersecting each cell, [Conterminous_US_Building_Count] (3) number of building centroids falling inside each cell, [Conterminous_US_Building_Centroid_Count] and (4) average area of the buildings that intersect each cell, [Conterminous_US_Building_Average_Area]; (5) area of the smallest building that intersects each cell, [Conterminous_US_Building_Min_Area]; and (6) area of the largest building that intersects each cell [Conterminous_US_Building_Max_Area].


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