A Land Cover Atlas of the United Kingdom (Maps)

2017-11-03T16:42:46Z (GMT) by Alasdair Rae
This set of maps accompanies my related publication, entitled 'A Land Cover Atlas of the United Kingdom', <a href="https://doi.org/10.15131/shef.data.5266495">https://doi.org/10.15131/shef.data.5266495</a>, which was published at the same time.<div><br></div><div>Some of the maps in this set feature in the Atlas, but at a lower resolution. I have deposited them here as high resolution images (300dpi PNG files) so that interested users can access and download them.</div><div><br></div><div>These maps were created using open data and open source software (QGIS) and you are free to use them as you wish.</div><div><br></div><div>There is one map for each of the 391 Local Authority areas of the United Kingdom.</div><div><br></div><div>These maps are open data, but the provider of the Corine Land Cover data featured here requires the following statement to be cited when using it:</div><div><br></div><div>“Copyright rests with the European Commission; Acknowledgement: Produced by the University of Leicester, The Centre for Landscape and Climate Research and Specto Natura and supported by Defra and the European Environment Agency under Grant Agreement 3541/B2012/R0-GIO/EEA.55055 with funding by the European Union. </div><div><br></div><div>If you reuse the underlying data, you should cite: Cole, B., King, S., Ogutu, B., Palmer, D., Smith, G., Balzter, H. (2015). Corine Land Cover 2012 for the UK, Jersey and Guernsey. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre <a href="https://doi.org/10.5285/32533dd6-7c1b-43e1-b892-e80d61a5ea1d">https://doi.org/10.5285/32533dd6-7c1b-43e1-b892-e80d61a5ea1d</a></div><div><br></div><div>This resource is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence (<a href="http://eidc.ceh.ac.uk/administration-folder/tools/ceh-standard-licence-texts/open-government-licence-corine/plain">http://eidc.ceh.ac.uk/administration-folder/tools/ceh-standard-licence-texts/open-government-licence-corine/plain</a>)”.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>