Landcover derived from Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 satellite data (2015-2018) for subarctic and arctic environments


Landcover classes have been derived from bands of Sentinel-2 (3 (green, 10m), 4 (red, 10m), 8 (near infrared, 10m), 11 (SWIR, 20m) and 12 (SWIR, 20m)) as well as Sentinel-1 VV (IW mode) using a combined approach of unsupervised and supervised classification. The dataset comprises the classification result as well as the signature file for the Maximum Likelihood Classification. Covered areas are: Western Siberia (Russia), Barrow (Alaska), Teshekpuk (Alaska), Mackenzie Delta (Canada), Umiuaq (Canada), Kytalyk (Russia), Lena Delta (Russia), Seward peninsula (Alaska), Yukon Delta (Alaska) For more information see the product documentation.

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Creator Bartsch, Annett ORCID logo; Widhalm, Barbara; Pointner, Georg ORCID logo; Ermokhina, Ksenia A ORCID logo; Leibman, Marina; Heim, Birgit ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Contributor Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, Wien
Publication Year 2019
Funding Reference Horizon 2020 Crossref Funder ID 773421 NUNATARYUK, Permafrost thaw and the changing Arctic coast, science for socioeconomic adaptation
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 55 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-76.000W, 56.300S, 73.200E, 72.840N); Canada; Alaska, USA; Yukon, Canada; Siberia, Russia