Land Cover 2000 (GLC2000) Maps
GLOBAL LAND COVER 2000 Project (GLC 2000) is a collaboration of
partners around the world with the general objective to provide
for the year 2000 a harmonized land cover database over the whole
To achieve this
objective GLC 2000 makes use of the VEGA 2000 dataset: a dataset
of 14 months of pre-processed daily global data acquired by the
VEGETATION instrument on board the SPOT 4 satellite.
The Global dataset
of the Global Land Cover 2000 map (version 1) has been completed
and can be downloaded with the accompanying poster from www.gvm.jrc.it/glc2000.
You will also find a report on the products download page (under
the column 'Further Information') detailing the methodology involved
in creating this product, as well as an update document relating
to the most recent changes.
It is envisage that this dataset will not change significantly in
the future, and we encourage you to use this data in your respective
Registration to obtain free access to the data is at: www.gvm.jrc.it/glc2000/ProductGLC2000.htm
FAO :: Global Terrestrial Observing
System - GTOS :: 5