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Corine land cover changes (CLC1990 - CLC2000) seamless vector database - version 8/2005

One of the most important novelties of CLC2000 is the database of land cover changes

European data

Corine land cover 2000 classes and RGB color codes

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Label Level1 Land cover nomenclature labels at level 1 varchar(255) 0
Label Level3 Land cover nomenclature labels at level 3 varchar(255) 0
Label Level2 Land cover nomenclature labels at level 2 varchar(255) 0
Code Level 3 Land cover code at level 3 varchar(3) 0
RGB color RGB color code varchar(15) 0
Zipped shape file format, polygon
  • Zipped shape file format, polygon

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This database shows the changes between the CLC90 inventory and the CLC2000 inventory. The minimum mapping unit (MMU) of the change database was set to 5ha. Changes should refer to real evolution processes, and not to different interpretations of the same subject. Therefore amendments or corrections of the CLC90 and real changes have been clearly distinguished. The land cover changes database is necessary for the analysis of causes and consequences of natural and artificial processes, impact assessment, identification of trends, contribution to the maintenance of ecological balance and its consideration in decision-making processes.
Geographical coverage note: CLC changes data are not available for Albania, Cyprus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Serbia and Sweden.

 
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