Papua New Guinea - Roads, Land Use Land Cover, and Forest Cover Change

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This dataset provides the following parameters for Papua New Guinea:
1. Forest Cover Change map 2005-2009-2011 for Oro project area. This map shows secondary and primary forest cover, non-forest, and water, with deforestation for the periods 2005-2009 and 2009-2011.
2. Land Cover map 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. These maps provide a detailed picture of key land cover types including forest, wetlands, shrubland, settlements and oil palm.
3. Roads dataset 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. This dataset provides an updated road network layer for the year 2011.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

Type: 
Geospatial
Topics: 
Climate Change
Economy Coverage: 
IBRD
Languages Supported: 
English
Geographical Coverage: 
Papua New Guinea
Tags: 
WB Project ID: 
P079140
Access Options:
Download
Reference System: 
WGS84 UTM Zone 55 South
Spatial Resolution (O): 
30m
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Satellite Mosaics

Full resolution processed RapidEye satellite image mosaics with band combination Near infrared, Red edge, and Red assigned to Red, Green, and Blue channels, respectively, in a three-band GEO-TIFF format.

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This dataset provides the following parameters for Papua New Guinea:
1. Forest Cover Change map 2005-2009-2011 for Oro project area. This map shows secondary and primary forest cover, non-forest, and water, with deforestation for the periods 2005-2009 and 2009-2011.
2. Land Cover map 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. These maps provide a detailed picture of key land cover types including forest, wetlands, shrubland, settlements and oil palm.
3. Roads dataset 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. This dataset provides an updated road network layer for the year 2011.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

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Languages Supported: 
Economy Coverage: 
Satellite: 
Landsat TM/ETM+ and ALOS PALSAR
Spatial Resolution (O): 
30m
Reference System: 
WGS84 UTM Zone 55 South
Geographical Coverage: 
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WB Project ID: 
P079140
Start Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 2005
End Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Parent Catalog Title: 
World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) Database
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Modified date: 
96
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World Bank Group (WBG), European Space Agency (ESA), and the following contracted vendor(s): SarVision (Netherlands) for ESA and World Bank

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