Dataset Overview

This dataset contains a raster of landcover classifications (forest, nonforest) and forest type classifications (based on modeled percent basal area) from 1985 to 2015 derived from Landsat imagery for the northern forest portions of Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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End date



10.18125/937TSi (

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

CC BY - Attribution license logo

Preferred Citation

Gudex-Cross D., J. Pontius, A. Adams (2019) Northeast Forest Landcover Classifications. FEMC. Available online at:

Update Frequency

Not planned

Maintenance Plan

Not provided


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