Loading…
Spring NEARC 2019 has ended
Welcome to the interactive web schedule for the 2019 Spring NEARC Conference! For tips on how to navigate this site, visit the "Helpful Info" section. To return to the NEARC website, go to: www.northeastarc.org/spring-nearc.html.

The schedule is subject to change (as of May 13, 2019). Please check back for updates.
Tuesday, May 14 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
PRESENTATION: New Land Cover Products for New England States

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

AUTHORS: Nate Herold, NOAA Office for Coastal Management; Jamie Carter*, Lynker/CSS on contract for NOAA OCM

ABSTRACT: Current, accurate land cover and change information is a common foundational data set that can be used to address a wide range of management issues, from flood risk and natural infrastructure to policy evaluation and land use planning. Knowing what exists on the ground gives planners more information, and the better that data, the better our understanding. For almost two decades, NOAA?s Office for Coastal Management has been producing standardized, 30 meter resolution land cover and change information for the coastal United States through its Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP). More recently, NOAA has been working to establish an operational higher resolution land cover product line, bringing the national C-CAP framework to the local level and allowing for more site-specific, local applications through the production of higher resolution (1 meter) land cover data. This product is not yet publically available everywhere, so NOAA is concurrently developing a hybrid (10 meter) land cover product that leverages the detail of the 1 meter, automated products but at a scale where errors from those products won?t impact their use. This presentation will highlight the methods of recent data development efforts, showcase recently released products in Massachusetts, discuss progress in Connecticut and Rhode Island, and lay out the vision for ongoing efforts to expand both high resolution and hybrid data products throughout New England.

Tuesday May 14, 2019 4:00pm - 4:30pm
SCIENCE CENTER: Room 101

Attendees (9)