Formation of new land cover in the region of Valencia, Spain
The image shows the situation in 2000, and highlights the areas where new types of land cover have been formed (see legend). Land cover across the other parts of the satellite image have been classified as unchanged according to the CLC methodology, which maps change only for parcels that exceed 5 hectares. The unchanging areas are not shown and so the satellite image "shows through".
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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