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Record number 302149
Title The CORINE Land Cover database of the Netherlands; final report of the CORINE Land Cover project in the Netherlands
Author(s) Thunnissen, H.A.M.; Middelaar, H.J. van
Source Wageningen : SC-DLO (Report 78) - 101 p.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Research report
Publication year 1995
Abstract The CORINE Land Cover Project is aimed at gathering coherent information on land cover for the European Union and at integrating this in a geographical information system (GIS). The methodology is a computer-assisted visual interpretation of earth observation satellite images, with simultaneous consultation of additional data, into the 44 categories of the CORINE Land Cover Nomenclature. The scale of the database is 1 : 100 000. To improve the interpretation result, some adapted class definitions areproposed. A mixed qualitative/quantitative interpretation accuracy assessment procedure was applied to validate the interpretation result. The results were digitized using ARC/INFO software, which is compatible with the overall database structure.
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