Paraguay Forest Change Product

Data Access

This product shows where deforestation occurred in Paraguay during 1990-2000. It is derived from Landsat TM and ETM+ imagery at a resolution of 28.5 meters for the two time periods. Six classes such as Atlantic forest, Chaco woodland, water, non-forest, and deforestation are identified. The product can be used as an example to assess land cover change quantitatively and to help determine the process and pattern of forest cover change.

Code Values
Value Label Suggested Colors
1 Atlantic Forest Green
2 Chaco Light Green
3 Non-forest White
4 Water Blue
5 Atlantic Forest Loss Red
6 Chaco Woodland Loss Light Purple
How to Cite This Data Set

Citation Format: Author (Publication Date), Collection Name, Image Name,Processing Level, Publisher Location, Publisher Location, Product Coverage Date.

Citation Parameters Example:

  • Author: The Global Land Cover Facility
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Collection Name: Forest Cover Change in Paraguay
  • Version: 1.0
  • Publisher: University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
  • Publisher Location: College Park, Maryland
  • Product Coverage Date: 1990-2000

Full Example Citation: The Global Land Cover Facility (2006), Forest Cover Change in Paraguay, Version 1.0, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, College Park, Maryland, 1990-2000.

Intellectual Property Rights

University of Maryland; Institute for Advanced Computer Studies; use is free to all if acknowledgment is made. UMD holds ultimate copyright.


Source for this data set is the Global Land Cover Facility,

Paraguay Forest
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