Far North Land Cover Couverture du territoire dans le Grand Nord

Data Format(s): Information Access

Coordinate system: Grid CS = Universal Transverse Mercator; Map Proj = Transverse Mercator; Horiz. Datum = NAD83; Vert. Datum = CGD28 - CDN

Remote sensing analysts apply image analysis, and combine other data such as geology and elevation, to create the land cover database mapping unique ecologically defined features. This is an enhancement over previous versions of land cover that relied on spectral data alone. This land cover has a vintage across the entire Far North of 2005-2011. The data are provided in grid format and are broken into layers that cover UTM zones 15, 16 and 17 Additionally, layers representing each level of the classification hierarchy described in the data specs have been provided: class, group and section. Additional Metadata Location: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Science and Information Branch, Inventory Monitoring and Assessment