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ALFRESCO Vegetation Cover


BEACONs. 2015. Extended and Modified ALFRESCO vegetation map for the NWB LCC Planning Region. Canadian BEACONs Project, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.


BEACONs extended the ALFRESCO vegetation map to cover the full extent of the NWB LCC planning region. This was done using NALC 2005 landcover and ALFRESCO methods1. In addition to the extension, the dataset was modified to include two new land cover classes: north and south facing deciduous. [1] Data Sources ALFRESCO vegetation map NALC2005 The following steps were followed to replicate the modified ALFRESCO map to fill gaps in the NWB LCC planning region. Clipped NALC 2005 map to the boundaries of ecoregions making up the study region. [...]

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alfresco_beacons.tfw 97 Bytes text/plain
alfresco_beacons.tif 545.67 KB image/geotiff
alfresco_beacons.tif.aux.xml 1.01 KB application/xml
alfresco_beacons.tif.vat.dbf 398 Bytes application/unknown


To display land cover for Alaska and Canada.


Please cite.


  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative


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Canadian BEACONs Project, University of Alberta Data Sources • ALFRESCO vegetation map o • NALC2005 o

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