Corine Land Cover 1990 raster data

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The Corine land cover database provides a pan-European inventory of biophysical land cover, using a 44 class nomenclature

European data

Land cover grid look up table

Look up table for shading of the land cover grid data

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LCGRCD Land Cover GRid CoDe (file sorted on this item) 0
SYMBOL Shade symbol see also: Data set LCEU 0
Land cover Europe grid 250m * 250 m grids

Relevant items of the value attribute table (LCEUGR250.VAT)

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VALUE Land Cover class (1-44) numeric 0
COUNT Number of occurences of value numeric 0
LCGRCD Land Cover GRid Code numeric 0
Land cover Europe look up table

Colour definitions (for land cover shading) in RGB values

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LCGRCD Land Cover GRid CoDe numeric 0
LCCD Land Cover CoDe ooo 0
SYMBOL Shade symbol (see also: Data set LCEU) 0
RVALUE Red component of the shade symbol colour 0
GVALUE Green component of the shade symbol colour 0
BVALUE Blue component of the shade symbol colour 0


Corine land cover methodology and illustrations
Corine land cover technical guide volume 2

Additional information

Land cover class names lcds.txt
Corine Land cover statistics per watershed. Version 06-1999
Corine land cover statistics per country. Version 06-1999
Corine Land cover statistics per biogeographical region. Version 06-1999


Additional information

It is made available on a 250m by 250m grid database which has been aggregated from the original vector data at 1:100 000. Corine land cover is a key database for integrated environmental assessment.
Geographical coverage note: data set includes parts of Morocco and Tunisia.


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Used in indicators

Exposure of ecosystems to acidification, eutrophication and ozone (version 1) The indicator shows the ecosystem or crops areas at risk of exposure to harmful effects of acidification, eutrophication and ozone as a consequence of air pollution, and shows the state of change in acidification, eutrophication and ozone levels of the European environment. The risk is estimated by reference to the 'critical load' for acidification and eutrophication and 'critical level' for ozone for each location, this being a quantitative estimate of the exposure to these pollutants below which significant and harmful such effects do not occur in the long term at present knowledge. Two critical loads, for acidity and for nutrient nitrogen, are employed to describe exposure to acidification and to eutrophication respectively. The area over which the deposition of acidifying and eutrophying pollutants is in exceedance of critical loads provides an indication of the ecosystem area in which such damage could occur. The magnitude of the potential risk is displayed as the percentage of total ecosystem areas exposed to exceedence of these critical loads.  By showing the change in risk over time, the state of change in acidification and eutrophication is displayed. By including the risk to be met within a legislative target and year the distance from this target is displayed. The fraction of agricultural crops  that is potentially exposed to ambient air concentrations of ozone in excess of the EU target value set for the protection of vegetation is also shown.
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