Calibration and validation data for infratructure mapping, Greenland, link to files


This dataset contains geographical features representing selected infrastructures (houses, roads, airfields, pipelines etc.) in some West Greenland towns and settlements.Each feature has attributes listing relevant classificiers, such as:- the type of infrastructure (residential building, road, pipeline, etc.)- the shape of the feature (flat, sloped, pitched, domed, barrel-shaped)- the type of surface material (wood, concrete, asphalt, etc.)- the background setting (bedrock, sediments, sea, etc.)- it current status as actively used or inactive infrastructure.--All feature locations and attributes have been validated either by on-site inspection, or by Google Street View imagery (validation method indicated in feature attributes).--Photos are provided for most of the features that were field validated.

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Creator Ingeman-Nielsen, Thomas ORCID logo; Vakulenko, Ivan
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2018
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 52 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-69.228W, 66.897S, -50.713E, 77.467N); Greenland