2015 Land Cover of Canada – Landsat-8, 30-metre resolution now available!
November 28, 2019
The Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS) at Natural Resources Canada produced this second high-resolution dataset of Canada’s 15 land cover classes from 13,704 Landsat-8 satellite images taken between 2014 and 2016 for cloud- and snow-free national coverage. The 30-metre resolution of the dataset will help improve the accuracy of local and regional-scale analyses and applications, including the identification of land cover changes against the 2010 baseline dataset released in April 2019.
Download the data!
Access the 30-metre resolution land cover dataset on the Open Government Portal.
Explore the web map!
Navigate across Canada’s 15 land cover classes online at The Atlas of Canada
Get the poster!
About the Land Cover of Canada datasets
CCRS produced 2010 and 2015 Land Cover of Canada datasets as part of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) in partnership with the United States and Mexico. The continental and national datasets will be refreshed every five years.
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