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1st CCI Land Cover User Workshop | 31st August 2017 | ESRIN (Frascati, Italy)

Invitation to the 1st CCI Land Cover User Workshop

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300 m annual global land cover time series from 1992 to 2015

CCI Land cover - 300 m annual global land cover time series from 1992 to 2015 - available now for download

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Newsletter - Special Issue Living Planet Symposium

The CCI_Land Cover team publish a special issue of the newsletter for the Living Planet Symposium.

More information about the second release of CCI Land Cover products are delivered.

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New release of 300 m global land cover and 150 m water products (v.1.6.1) and new version of the User Tool (3.10) for download

On behalf of the ESA Land Cover consortium, it is our pleasure to inform you about the release of a new version of the ESA CCI Land Cover dataset (v 1.6.1) as well as a new version of the ESA CCI Land Cover User Tool (v.3.10), both available for download from

The Urban Round Robin is launched !

Through the ESA Climate Change Initiative, a dozen of essential climate variables have been addressed to meet the needs of the climate modeling community.  Land cover is one of these priority variables and a first version of 300m global land cover maps is already available. Read more »

First official release of a new generation of satellite-derived global land cover products

The CCI Land Cover (LC) team is proud to announce the release of its 5 key products to its climate and LC communities: Read more »

CCI Land Cover: launch of Phase 2

The Land Cover CCI consortium is pleased to announce that ESA has decided to continue the work on global land cover map development for climate modeling applications with the current CCI consortium. One additional partner has yet joind the team: University of Pavia. UPavia will collaborate with UJena on the development of specific algorithms for urban area detection at the global scale.

This new project phase (Phase 2) officially kicked-off on February 1 and will last for a period of 36 months. The project aims at capitalizing the results of Phase 1. Read more »

Successful Final Review Meeting for Phase 1

The Land Cover Consortium held a successful final Review Meeting on Dec 05-06, 2013 in ESRIN, during which the major findings and achievements of this project were presented and thoroughly discussed. Though the total project length took longer than anticipated (42 months instead of 36 months), the consortium reached its targets by completing the development and validation of the following products:  Read more »

Successful development and internal release of three global land cover maps with 300m resolution

The CCI Land Cover (LC) team is proud to announce the successful development of three new global land cover databases at 300m resolution, which consist of LC state products for three epochs – centred around 2000, 2005 and 2010 – and of LC condition (snow, NDVI and burnt areas) products. The global surface reflectance (SR) composite time series for the period 1998-2012, which serve as input for generating the global land cover databases, are also an output of the  CCI LC project.   Read more »

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