1990 Kansas Land Cover Patterns

Kansas Land Cover Patterns 1990 map showing the land cover around Wichita, KS.
Date January 1991 - December 2008
Category Land Cover
Capabilities Analysis of Remote Sensing Data, Visualization
Contact Jerry Whistler
Location Statewide

Summary

We are pleased to announce the release of an update to the 1990 Kansas Land Cover Patterns (KLCP1990) map. The update version differs from the original release in four ways; First, the data format for the original release was an ArcInfo coverage, while the update release is an ArcInfo GRID. Second, the original's projection was Geographic with NAD83 datum. The update's projection is Albers Conic Equal Area with NAD83 datum. Third, the coding scheme for land cover classes was changed to match the coding scheme used in the Kansas Land Cover Patterns 2005 database. Fourth, an additional generalization procedure that was utilized for the 2005 KLCP database was applied to the 1990 KLCP database (see addendum to Process Description). This update facilitates comparing the 1990 KLCP dataset to the 2005 KLCP dataset on a more equal basis.

Original processing of the KLCP1990 map was conducted between January 1991 to December 1993. This update was completed in October of 2008.

Kansas Land Cover Patterns 1990 (update) (12Mb, .zip archive file)(updated 02/16/09)

Staff

Edward A. Martinko

Principal Investigator, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program

Jerry Whistler

Project Leader, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program

Stephen Egbert

Researcher, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program

Mark Jakubauskas

Researcher, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing Program