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The CORINE Land Cover database has been created to monitor land cover over the whole of Europe. A specific Geographic Information System has been developed for fast, low cost updating of the database. The problem of the definition of confidence limits has been considered. Data from different sources can coexist in the database, where only clearly defined changes in land cover are entered as modifications to the database. The definition of standard updating procedures is fundamental to ensure consistency and integrity of the database at a European scale.

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Authors: PERDIGAO V, JRC Ispra (IT);ANNONI A, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Workshop for Decision Makers on the Integration of Space and Conventional Earth Observation Data for Agricultural and Environmental Management, Warsaw (PL), May 8-12, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38963 ORA
Record Number: 199510696 / Last updated on: 1995-07-07
Original language: en
Available languages: en