Caribbean Island Land Cover

Title: Land Cover and Forest Formations for: Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Eustatius, Grenada, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago.

Year: 2007-2012

Abstract: The International Institute of Tropical Forestry and partners have mapped forest types and land cover in the Caribbean since 2002 to support forest management. Raster data and maps from this work are available on the Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization used these data in their global forestry assessments for 2005 and 2010, and the Puerto Rico data are the basis for the National data (NLCD 2000).

For detailed information about these data layers please review the metadata for each land cover on the FSGeodata Clearinghouse.

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