University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Statewide Land Cover Mapping Project

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) partnered on a project to map the current vegetation, water, and urban patterns (“land cover”) of Wisconsin. The resulting digital database, which was published in the Fall of 2016, replaced a statewide land cover map created by DNR using 1991-1993 data.

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