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Landcover-NLCD 2019 (Raster)

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Descriptive nameLandcover-NLCD 2019 (Raster)
File namenlcd2019
Spatial domainPima Cnty & Vicinity
AbstractNational Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2019 Land Cover, produced by MRLC (Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics) Consortium. This dataset is part of the updated NLCD 2019 release. The NLCD provides nationwide data on land cover and land cover change at a 30m resolution with a 16-class legend based on a modified Anderson Level II classification system. NLCD 2019 offers 8 integrated epochs of land cover for years 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2016, and 2019. Developed classes in these years are directly derived from and updated following the impervious surface cycle.

Full metadata are included in the nlcd2019.img.xml file located in the same path as the maintenance format file.

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Known errors/qualificationsFollowing procedures from the 2016 Landcover layer, the decision was once again made to refrain from reprojecting this dataset into the County's standard NAD83 HARN projection. Since pixels were therefore not resampled, they represent the exact area on the ground that the original satellite sensor collected.
Feature typeraster
Feature count
Thumbnail Map
ProjectionWGS84 (Parameters)
Rectificationunknown
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationMRLC/USGS
Source contact
Source document or file nameNLCD_2019_land_cover_l48_20210604.zip
Source date20210922
Source scale
Source formatGrid
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
20210929
Last data update byErik Glenn
Date/time last touched - Meaning?   - The Enterprise GDB date was not found.
    - The Shapefile date was not found.
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
Lineage20210922 -- Downloaded from MRLC (Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics) Consortium, clipped (EG).
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byErik Glenn
Pima County ITD GIS contactErik Glenn
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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