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Title Southern Appalachia NLCD Landcover 1986
Archive All Files / GIS Raster Data / General GIS Data / Other

This file contains land cover information about the Southern Appalachians region of the United States in 1986, using National Land Cover Database (NLCD) classifications.

The 1986 Southern Appalachians Land Cover file was originally developed by Barrie Collins and Jeff Fivet for the Coweeta Long Term Ecological Research Program. This file has been redesigned by Jeff Hepinstall-Cymerman to match the 2001 Land cover datasets of the Southern Appalachian Mountains developed by Liz Kramer at the NARSAL lab at the University of Georgia.


Jeff Hepinstall-Cymerman. 2011. Southern Appalachia NLCD Landcover 1986. Coweeta LTER File Archive, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. (

Key Words 1986, 5 Year Landcover Classification, Georgia, Landcover, NLCD, North Carolina, South Carolina, Southern Appalachians, Tennessee, Virginia
File Date Sep 20, 2011 (version 1)
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