Caucasus Ecoregion: Land Cover (2013)

This layer represents the Caucasus Ecoregion Forest Cover derived from BaseVue 2013 (raster layer downloaded, merged, clipped to WWF Caucasus Ecoregion and converted into vector format, forest cover extracted). BaseVue 2013 (accessible from ESRI Living Atlas at is a global, land use / land cover (LULC) product developed by MDA (US), derived from roughly 9,200 Landsat 8 images, 30m spatial resolution. The capture dates for the Landsat 8 imagery range from April 11, 2013 to June 29, 2014. The following 16 classes of land use / land cover are listed by their cell value in this layer: (1) deciduous forest, (2) evergreen forest, (3) shrub/scrub, (4) grassland, (5) barren or minimal vegetation, (6) not used, (7) agriculture (general), (8) agriculture (paddy), (9) wetland, (10) mangrove, (11) water: (12) ice/snow, (13) clouds, (14) woody wetlands (only continental US), (15) mixed forest (only continental US), (16) not used, (17) not used, (18) not used, (19) not used, (20) high density urban, (21) medium-low density urban. Refer to the Features section in the metadata for copyright information.

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Last Updated July 14, 2023, 18:56 (UTC)
Created July 14, 2023, 18:56 (UTC)