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Global Land Cover Characterization

North America Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0

North America Land Cover

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Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Projection File Listing

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Graphic Ball Seasonal Land Cover Region Legend
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Graphic Ball International Geosphere Biosphere Programme Legend
Graphic Ball Biosphere Atmosphere Transfer Scheme Legend
Graphic Ball Simple Biosphere Model Legend
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Graphic Ball USGS Land Use and Land Cover Classification Legend
Graphic Ball Vegetation Lifeforms Legend

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Monthly NDVI Composites

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Graphic Ball nafebndl.img (February, 1993)
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Graphic Ball namarndl.img (March, 1993)
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