We have now released data for all regional windows of the world, as well as the global landcover classification. These datasets are now available for download in various formats, both at full resolution, and in the form of a poster. In order to gain access to this part of the site, please provide us with some general information about yourself.
The following regional windows are available for download:
|Northern Eurasia||North America|
|South and South East Asia||New Caledonia and Vanuatu|
|South East Asia||New Zealand|
|Europe All||Fijian Islands|
|North East Europe||Greenland and Iceland|
|North West Europe||Hawaii|
Our data is available free of charge for non-commercial use, provided it is properly referenced (see the copyright note).
There are 2 types of product:
The GLC2000 digital database, in its entirety, should be referenced as follows:
Global Land Cover 2000 database. European Commission, Joint Research Centre, 2003.
The exact quotation for each individual product (global and regional), can be found together with the digital product, on the data download page.
For redistribution of part or the totality of the GLC 2000 database, e.g. in web sites and for commercial applications, please read our disclaimer and copyright notice.
Product accuracy will be defined using a statistical sampling procedure. This operation is still in progress. Information will be provided as soon as it becomes available. See the disclaimer note.
Please consult the metadata of each product for more information.