Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016), SpatialCover Land Cover
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016), SpatialCover Land Cover
Chicopee, Massachusetts (2016)

SpatialCover Land Cover Massachusetts

SpatialCover Land Cover Massachusetts is a high resolution (1 meter) land cover data product that provides baseline land cover information for the state of Massachusetts in multiple formats to support different land management applications.


Classes

Class NameValueClassification Description
Herbaceous1all surfaces with non-woody vegetation - lawns, cropland, grasses, etc.
Bare2non-vegetated non-impervious cover - snow, sand, barren farmland, rock, etc.
Impervious3impermeable built-up surfaces - roads and transportation infrastructure, sidewalks, buildings, parking lots, etc.
Water4open water - lakes, rivers, streams, sea, ponds, etc.
Trees5trees
Shrubs6low woody vegetation - early stage or stunted trees

What can you do with SpatialCover Land Cover?

The SpatialCover Land Cover Massachusetts dataset supports numerous applications for urban planning, forest inventory, stormwater management, environmental impact assessment and conservation.


Approach

EarthDefine used a Geographic Object-Based Image Analysis (GEOBIA) processing workflow to create the SpatialCover Land Cover Massachusetts dataset. Multiple ancillary datasets including transportation framework vectors, TIGER demographic data, hydrological, cadastral and terrain data were used along with color infrared aerial imagery to develop an object based classification workflow. Over 396.1 million image-objects were created from over 8,088 square miles of 1 meter resolution source imagery and classified through the GEOBIA platform to create a 6-class classification with an overall accuracy of 96.7%.


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SpatialCover Land Cover Massachusetts Overview

Technical Specifications
Resolution1 meter
Minimum Mapping Unit0.005 acre
Accuracy96.7%
Classes6
Area8,088 sq. miles