GlobCover: Global Land Cover Map (ESA/GLOBCOVER_L4_200901_200912_V2_3)

Version V2.3

GlobCover 2009 is a global land cover map based on ENVISAT’s Medium
Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) Level 1B data acquired in full
resolution mode with a spatial resolution of approximately 300 meters.

landcoverThe land cover map is derived by an automatic and regionally-tuned classification of a time series of global MERIS FR mosaics for the year 2009. The global land cover map counts 22 land cover classes defined with the United Nations (UN) Land Cover Classification System (LCCS).
qaBinary quality band indicating whether the reference dataset has been used instead of the output of the GlobCover classification scheme.


ESA (producer, licensor)
Google Earth Engine (host)
STAC Version 0.6.0
Keywords esa, globcover, landcover
License proprietary
Temporal Extent 12/31/2008, 4:00:00 PM - 12/31/2009, 4:00:00 PM
Citation ESA 2010 and UCLouvain. [](
Type image
GSD metersm