SERC Data Table of Contents

meta key # modl011
dataset or series of data EMAP land cover, Chesapeake Bay watershed
keywords land cover, Environment Monitoring Program, Landsat
originator U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
file format ARC/INFO grid
platform Windows NT
study site locale Chesapeake Bay Watershed, USA
beg. date (yyyymmdd) acquired 199306
ongoing? no
end date (yyyymmdd)  
meas. freq.  
site size 25 m2 pixels
# of stations  
west long. -80.633
east long. -74.58
north lat. 43.055
south lat. 36.602
parameters landcover class; 20 land cover categories: nodata, high intensity developed, low intensity developed, cultivated trees, crops, grass, deciduous forest, evergreen forest, mixed forest, bare soil, sand, rock, evaporite, snow, deciduous wooded wetland, evergreen forest
current sharing status  
current advertising status advertised by originator
abstract This grid is a preliminary release version from the EPA EMAP program, acquired in 1993. Land cover for Chesapeake Bay watershed was classified from 16 leaf-on Landsat scenes from 1988, 1989, and 1991.
additional documentation / reference article http://www.epa.gov/emap/index.htmlEPA-EMAP. 1994. Chesapeake Bay watershed pilot project. EPA Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program.

Last Updated on 12/28/00
By Michelle Berger