Land Use and Land Cover

  1. GLOBCOVER: Global land cover dataset at 300m resolution from the MERIS sensor on the ENVISAT satellite.
  2. Climate Change Initiative Land Cover map: Global land cover dataset at 300m resolution, for 1998-2002, 2003-2007, 2008-2012.
  3. EarthEnv Global Consensus Land Cover: 1km-resolution global land cover,
  4. GLC-SHARE: Global Land Cover data of 1km resolution.
  5. Global Forest Change 2000-2014: Information on tree cover between 2000 and 2014, globally, at 30m resolution.
  6. Human Influence and Footprint: Population distribution, urban areas, navigable rivers etc. Available at 30 arc-second resolution.
  7. Global Agricultural Lands: Extent and intensity of use of agricultural lands in 2000 from MODIS and SPOT images and agricultural inventory data.
  8. Crop Calendar GIS: Gridded data on planting dates and harvesting dates across the world for 19 crops. Available at 5 minute and 0.5 degree resolutions.
  9. Corine Land Cover Map: Europe only. Satellite derived land cover, available as at 1990, 2000 and 2006 in vector and raster formats. 100m and 250m resolutions.
  10. Grassland GIS: Grassland extent data, along with grassland usage (eg. livestock intensity per area of grassland)