Reference Land Cover (vector), Hot Spots globally

Reference Land Cover vector data generated over Key Landscape for Conservation areas (KLC) in Africa, Indonesia and Caribbean. The KLC included in the dataset are the following: Caribbean (CAR_01), Comoe-Mole (WAF_05), Cross River-Takamanda-Mt Cameroon-Korup (CAF_01), Garamba-Lantoto-Bili-Uere-Chinko-Southern (CAF_05), Great Limpopo (SAF_02), Grand Virunga (CAF_02), Kundelungu-Upemba (CAF_11), Lomami (CAF_15), Luangwa (SAF_14_15), Madagascar Forests (SAF_21), Manovo-Gounda-St Floris-Bamingui (CAF_06), Mbam Djerem (CAF_16), Niassa-Selous (EAF_04), Salonga (CAF_07), Tai-Sapo (WAF_10), Timor Leste (PAC_01), WAPOK (WAF_04) and Yangambi (CAF_99).
Validation status

Validated.

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Download full dataset

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Download pre-packaged data collections

Pre-packaged Reference Land Cover dataset can be downloaded for each Key Landscapes for Conservation area (KLC) in vector (shapefile) format and mapped with the generic 8 classes dichotomus legend or the detailed modular legend.

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You can also access this dataset

In the Hot Spots Land Cover Change Explorer.

Hot Spots Land Cover Change Explorer is a dedicated application developed to provide land cover and land cover change information on Key Landscapes for Conservation (KLC) and Protected Areas (PA) and the related statistics.