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Land Use/Cover Dataset of Changwu, Shaanxi, China (1990-2015)

CHEN Pengfei1ZHANG Zhiqiang1
1State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System,Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Aug. 2020

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Key Words:

land use,land cover,Changwu county,1990-2015,loess plateau,Research of Soil and Water Conservation


Changwu County is located at the Loess Plateau of China. The land use/cover classification system is consisted of 8 first-level categories (cultivated land, forest land, garden, grassland, water body, residential land, industrial and mining land, and bare land) and 24 second-level categories. The dataset was developed based on the Landsat TM/OLI images and validated by the ground validation points and high-resolution images. The data result shows that the overall classification accuracy of the dataset is 86.64%, and the Kappa coefficient is 85.36. The dataset includes the land use/cover data of Changwu in 1990, 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015. The data is archived in .shp data format, and consist of 40 data files with data size of 7.36 MB (compressed into one file with 3.2 MB). The analysis paper based on this dataset was published at Research of Soil and Water Conservation, Vol. 24, No.4, 2017.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA23100101)

Data Citation:

CHEN Pengfei, ZHANG Zhiqiang.Land Use/Cover Dataset of Changwu, Shaanxi, China (1990-2015)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020. DOI: 10.3974/geodb.2020.05.16.V1.

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