Land Cover Classification from TerraSAR-X, 2016, Hershel Island, Beaufort Sea Region (CA)

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).

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Widhalm, Barbara

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Additional Info

Field Value
Project(s) ESA GlobPermafrost
Institute ZAMG Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik
Publication Date
Version 1.0
Product group ColdSpot CSP
Product Land Cover
Sensor TerraSAR-X
  • 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 Beaufort Sea Region
Spatial Reference EPSG:32607 WGS 84 / UTM zone 7N
Spatial Resolution 5 m
Spatial Coverage Latitude 69.34 to 69.64, Longitude -139.55 to -138.73
Temporal Coverage 2016-08-27 to 2016-08-27
Temporal Resolution
Format Geotiff

Dataset extent

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