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Land Use/Cover Area frame statistical Survey (LUCAS)

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TitleLand Use/Cover Area frame statistical Survey (LUCAS)
CreatorEurostat
DescriptionThe LUCAS project has carried out an area-frame survey based on points in order to collect information on land cover and land use in EU member countries. The project has developed a standard survey methodology in terms of the sampling plan, the nomenclature and the collection and use of data to obtain harmonised data at EU level of the main Land Use / Cover areas. The main interest is to serve the needs of agricultural land use and policy.
URLhttp://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/lucas/overview
LanguageEnglish, French, German
CountryEUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsmaps; datasets; remote sensing; land use; land cover; area frame sampling; nature protection; biodiversity
TypeDatasets, Statistics, Maps, EC-EU resources, Projects
AccessRestricted - need to register
 
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 Published: June 7 2007 | Last updated: November 12 2015