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Landcover Map

Area: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Plain

Source: LANDSAT Thematic Mapper (TM)

Resolution: 30 meters

This landcover map of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska was produced using Landsat-TM satellite imagery, local topographic data, a map of terrain types, aerial photographs, and extensive field data from 1988-93. Sixteen landcover types are represented: 01 WET SEDGE TUNDRA; 02 WET/MOIST SEDGE TUNDRA; 03 MOIST/WET SEDGE TUNDRA; 04 MOIST SEDGE-WILLOW TUNDRA; 05 MOIST SEDGE-DRYAS TUNDRA; 06 MOIST SEDGE-TUSSOCK TUNDRA; 07 MOIST SHRUB TUSSOCK/WATERTRACK; 08 MOIST SHRUB/HIGH-CENTER POLYGON; 09 MOIST SHRUB TUNDRA; 10 DRYAS-GRAMINOID ALPINE TUNDRA; 11 RIPARIAN SHRUB; 12 DRYAS RIVER TERRACE; 13 PARTIALLY VEGETATED; 14 BARREN; 15 ICE; 16 WATER. This map was published in 1995.

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