MCD12Q1.051 Land Cover Type Yearly Global 500m

MODIS/051/MCD12Q1
Dataset Availability
2000-01-01T00:00:00 - Present
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
ee.ImageCollection("MODIS/051/MCD12Q1")
Tags
landcover modis mcd12q1 yearly

Description

The MODIS Land Cover Type product provides data characterizing five global land cover classification systems. In addition, it provides a land cover type assessment, and quality control information.

Bands

Resolution
500 meters

Bands

Name Units Min Max Description
Land_Cover_Type_1 0 254

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) global vegetation classification scheme

Land_Cover_Type_2 0 254

University of Maryland (UMD) scheme

Land_Cover_Type_3 0 254

MODIS-derived LAI/fPAR scheme

Land_Cover_Type_4 0 254

MODIS-derived net primary production (NPP) scheme

Land_Cover_Type_5 0 254

Plant functional type (PFT) scheme

Land_Cover_Type_1_Assessment % 0 254

Relative classification quality

Land_Cover_Type_2_Assessment 0 254

Not populated

Land_Cover_Type_3_Assessment 0 254

Not populated

Land_Cover_Type_4_Assessment 0 254

Not populated

Land_Cover_Type_5_Assessment 0 254

Not populated

Land_Cover_Type_QC

Quality flags for land cover type

Land_Cover_Type_1_Secondary 0 254

N/A

Land_Cover_Type_1_Secondary_Percent 0 254

Not populated

LC_Property_1 0 254

Not populated

LC_Property_2 0 254

Not populated

LC_Property_3 0 254

Not populated

Land_Cover_Type_1 Class Table

Value Color Description
0 1c0dff Water
1 05450a Evergreen needleleaf forest
2 086a10 Evergreen broadleaf forest
3 54a708 Deciduous needleleaf forest
4 78d203 Deciduous broadleaf forest
5 009900 Mixed forest
6 c6b044 Closed shrublands
7 dcd159 Open shrublands
8 dade48 Woody savannas
9 fbff13 Savannas
10 b6ff05 Grasslands
11 27ff87 Permanent wetlands
12 c24f44 Croplands
13 a5a5a5 Urban and built-up
14 ff6d4c Cropland/natural vegetation mosaic
15 69fff8 Snow and ice
16 f9ffa4 Barren or sparsely vegetated
254 ffffff Unclassified

Land_Cover_Type_2 Class Table

Value Color Description
0 1c0dff Water
1 05450a Evergreen needleleaf forest
2 086a10 Evergreen broadleaf forest
3 54a708 Deciduous needleleaf forest
4 78d203 Deciduous broadleaf forest
5 009900 Mixed forest
6 c6b044 Closed shrublands
7 dcd159 Open shrublands
8 dade48 Woody savannas
9 fbff13 Savannas
10 b6ff05 Grasslands
12 c24f44 Croplands
13 a5a5a5 Urban and built-up
16 f9ffa4 Barren or sparsely vegetated
254 ffffff Unclassified

Land_Cover_Type_3 Class Table

Value Color Description
0 1c0dff Water
1 b6ff05 Grasses/Cereal crops
2 dcd159 Shrubs
3 c24f44 Broadleaf crops
4 fbff13 Savanna
5 086a10 Evergreen broadleaf forest
6 78d203 Deciduous Broadleaf forest
7 05450a Evergreen needleleaf forest
8 54a708 Deciduous Needleleaf forest
9 f9ffa4 Non-vegetated
10 a5a5a5 Urban
254 ffffff Unclassified

Land_Cover_Type_4 Class Table

Value Color Description
0 1c0dff Water
1 05450a Evergreen needleleaf vegetation
2 086a10 Evergreen broadleaf vegetation
3 54a708 Deciduous needleleaf vegetation
4 78d203 Deciduous broadleaf vegetation
5 009900 Annual broadleaf vegetation
6 b6ff05 Annual grass vegetation
7 f9ffa4 Non-vegetated land
8 a5a5a5 Urban
254 ffffff Unclassified

Land_Cover_Type_5 Class Table

Value Color Description
0 1c0dff Water
1 05450a Evergreen needleleaf trees
2 086a10 Evergreen broadleaf trees
3 54a708 Deciduous needleleaf trees
4 78d203 Deciduous broadleaf trees
5 dcd159 Shrub
6 b6ff05 Grass
7 dade48 Cereal crops
8 c24f44 Broadleaf crops
9 a5a5a5 Urban and built-up
10 69fff8 Snow and ice
11 f9ffa4 Barren or sparse vegetation
254 ffffff Unclassified

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

MODIS data and products acquired through the LP DAAC have no restrictions on subsequent use, sale, or redistribution.

Citations

Citations:

Explore in Earth Engine

var dataset = ee.ImageCollection('MODIS/051/MCD12Q1')
                  .filter(ee.Filter.date('2013-01-01', '2013-05-01'));
var igbpLandCover = dataset.select('Land_Cover_Type_1');
var igbpLandCoverVis = {
  min: 0.0,
  max: 16.0,
  palette: [
    '1c0dff', '05450a', '086a10', '54a708', '78d203', '009900', 'c6b044',
    'dcd159', 'dade48', 'fbff13', 'b6ff05', '27ff87', 'c24f44', 'a5a5a5',
    'ff6d4c', '69fff8', 'f9ffa4'
  ],
};
Map.setCenter(6.746, 46.529, 2);
Map.addLayer(igbpLandCover, igbpLandCoverVis, 'IGBP Land Cover');

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