Land Cover Classification from TerraSAR-X, 2013, Barrow, Alaska (US)

Widhalm, Barbara; Bartsch, Annett

Land cover (water, wetland, tundra, and bare surfaces) was classified from TerraSAR-X with a resolution of 5 m for the period of July and August 2013. The product is based on the interpretation of polarimetric TerraSAR-X data (HH/VV polarisation). In case water could not be classified due to high surface roughness, water was masked based on Sentinel-2 data.

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Widhalm, Barbara

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Additional Info

Field Value
Identifier
Project(s) ESA GlobPermafrost
Institute ZAMG Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik
Source
Publication Date
Version 1.0
Product group ColdSpot CSP
Product Land Cover
Sensor TerraSAR-X
Files
  • Land Cover Classification
Variables [Units]
  • Land Cover [Classes]: 1 - water, 2 - other, 3 - wetland, 4 - bare surfaces, 5 - tundra, no data - water masked based on Sentinel-2
Region Alaska
Spatial Reference EPSG:32652 WGS 84 / UTM, WGS84 UTM zone 4N
Spatial Resolution 5 m
Spatial Coverage Latitude 70.74 to 71.39, Longitude -157.34 to -155.97
Temporal Coverage 2013-07-04 to 2013-08-01
Temporal Resolution
Format Geotiff

Dataset extent

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