MODIS 500-m map of global urban extent (SAGE)

Data provided by:Nelson Institute, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Data accessibility:Exportar datos
Link to the data:
Data type:Datos sobre el use suelo, cobertura del terreno
Disaster cycle phase:Gestión des Riesgo por Desastres, Respuesta, Recuperación
Satellites and Sensors:Aqua, Terra
Spatial coverage:Global
Spatial resolution:500 m
Temporal coverage:Archivado
Content dates:2001 - 2010
Contact:Annemarie Schneider
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:

Please cite following publications when using the datasat:

Schneider, A., M. A. Friedl and D. Potere (2009) A new map of global urban extent from MODIS data. Environmental Research Letters, volume 4, article 044003.

Schneider, A., M. A. Friedl and D. Potere (2010) Monitoring urban areas globally using MODIS 500m data: New methods and datasets based on urban ecoregions. Remote Sensing of Environment, in review.