Dataset Overview

This dataset contains a raster of forest type classifications (e.g. Spruce/Fir, Northern Hardwoods, etc.), based on modeled percent basal area, from 1985 to 2015 derived from Landsat imagery for all of Vermont and portions of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York. Forest/non-forest classifications are derived from the National Land Cover Database.

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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10.18125/2153dQ2 (

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

CC BY - Attribution license logo

Preferred Citation

Gudex-Cross, D, J. Pontius. (2020) Expanded Northeast Forest Landcover Classifications . Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative. Available online at:

Update Frequency

Not planned

Maintenance Plan

Not provided


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