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About NGDA Land Use - Land Cover Theme
LU/LC is a term referring collectively to natural and man-made surface features that cover the land (Land Cover) and to the primary ways in which land cover is used by humans (Land Use). Examples of Land Cover may be grass, asphalt, trees, bare ground, water, etc. Examples of Land Use may be urban, agricultural, ranges, and forest areas.
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Sponsor: FGDC (email)
Theme Lead Agency: United States Forest Service (USFS), United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Theme Lead: Greg Reams (USFS), Jonathan Smith (USGS)