EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Egypt Multipurpose Landcover Database

Description
Egypt landcover from The Multipurpose Africover Database for the Environmental Resources produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Scale of the dataset: 1:200,000 (1:100,000 Nile Delta). The land cover has been produced from visual interpretation of digitally enhanced LANDSAT TM images (Bands 4,3,2) acquired mainly in the year 1997. The land cover classes have been developed using the FAO/UNEP international standard LCCS classification system.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Place(s)
Egypt
Year
2002
Held by
Harvard
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