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NLCD land cover of the Newcomb Tract

This dataset contains the National land cover (NLCD 2011) in the UM property Newcomb Tract with 500-meter-buffer zone area. NLCD 2011 was the most recent national land cover product created by the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) Consortium as of January 2019. The land cover classification scheme contained in the attribute table is applied consistently across the United States at a spatial resolution of 30 meters. More detail information of NLCD, please go to This dataset can be used as a reference for the land cover of the Newcomb Tract. Data type: Raster data.

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Nationwide land cover was downloaded from Then the nationwide land cover image was clipped to the property area by the UM Forests McIntire-Stennis project (K. Bergen, PI).
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Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POLYGON ((-83.906536102295 42.411578657128, -83.906536102295 42.424251463212, -83.886623382568 42.424251463212, -83.886623382568 42.411578657128))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
42°24'57.3"N 83°53'56.0"W
Temporal Coverage
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - 00:00 to Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 00:00
Contact Name
Bergen, Kathleen
Contact Email
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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020