Mean annual urban land take 2000-2006 per country as a percentage of 2000 artificial land

Figure Created 08 Oct 2010 Published 21 Feb 2011 Last modified 29 Nov 2012, 11:35 AM
Land cover changes in Liechtenstein remained below the detection level of Corine Land Cover change methodology. In some large countries, dates of satellite images for regions may differ by several years


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Therefore, as a provisional solution, a conventional time period of 10 years has been set between the two databases. It could be used as well, an average European time span, weighted or not by country surface.

* Kosovo under UNSCR1244/99

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