Data

 

Data supporting presentation J. Nowosad and T. F. Stepinski,  A segmentation approach for a delineation of terrestrial ecoregions. Talk presented at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 11-15 2017

  • Global Ecopatterns.  Ecophysiographic units based on an automatic delineation via pattern-based segmentation of global environmental variables: land cover, landforms, and soils types (97MB zipped file)

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  • Landcover data.  Worldwide CCI land cover (231MB zipped file)

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  • Landform data.   (182MB zipped file)

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  • Soils data.   Soil types data reclassified to 12 orders (243MB zipped file)

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Data supporting paper J. Nowosad and T. F. Stepinski,  Pattern-based segmentation of environment – A new approach to global delineation of ecophysiographic land units. Paper submitted to International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Use QGIS open source GIS to view and analyze GIS data. GIS data also opens in ArcGIS but color legend needs to be manually assign.

  • Landcover data.  Worldwide CCI land cover (231MB zipped file)

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  • Bioclimate data.   (68MB zipped file)

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  • Landform data.   (182MB zipped file)

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  • Soils data.   Soil types data reclassified to 12 orders (243MB zipped file)

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  • Vector datasets   The delineations folder contains the vector maps of Bailey’s Ecoregions of the Continents (BEC), Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World (TEW), and our Pattern-Based Ecological Segmentations (PBES) in three different local spatial scales: 9km, 15km, and 30km (98MB zipped file)

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Data supporting paper J. Nowosad and T. F. Stepinski,  Worldwide inventory of landscape through segmentation of global land cover dataset. Paper submitted to the GeoComputation 2017 conference.

  • Reference data.  Worldwide CCI land cover to be used as a background for visual assessment of pattern cohesion within segments (231MB zipped file)

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  • Vector data.  The segments folder contains the vector maps of segments, the classes folder contains the intermidate results of the classification,  and the reduced_classes folder contains the final vector maps of landscape classes (LANDCs). All the data was created in three different local spatial scales: 9km, 15km, and 30km (43MB zipped file)

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Data supporting paper J. Nowosad and T. F. Stepinski,  Global inventory of landscape patterns and dimensions of landscape spatial configuration. Paper submitted to Ecological Indicators. Use QGIS open source GIS to view and analyze GIS data. GIS data also opens in ArcGIS but color legend needs to be manually assign.

  • Reference data.  Worldwide CCI land cover to be used as a background for visual assessment of pattern cohesion within segments (231MB zipped file)

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  • Regionalization data. Shapefiles of landscape patterns delineated for four different local spatial scales: 6km, 9km, 15km, and 30km (200MB zipped file)

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Data supporting paper J. Niesterowicz and T. Stepinski,  Delineation of small-scale forest land units in Canada via pattern-based segmentation of EOSD dataset. Paper submitted to International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Use QGIS open source GIS to view and analyze the data. In particular, attribute tables for Canada-wide segmentations of EOSD have 1037 columns and will not open in ArcGIS but will open in QGIS.

  • Reference data. EOSD LC2000 in the Canada Albers Equal Area Conical projection and shapefile with boundaries between Canadian provinces and territories. (2.9GB zipped file)

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  • Canada-wide segmentations of EOSD.  Four shapefiles and attribute tables with 1037 landscape indices corresponding to four scales: 2km, 5km, 10km, and 30km. (493MB zipped file)

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  • Quebec.  Segmentation and regionalization shapefiles for the province of Quebec for four diferent scales. EOSD for Quebec in the Canada Albers Equal Area Conical projection is included. (604MB zipped file)

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  • Ontario.  Segmentation and regionalization shapefiles for the province of Ontario for four diferent scales. EOSD for Ontario in the Canada Albers Equal Area Conical projection is included. (234MB zipped file)

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Data supporting papers A. Dmowska, T. Stepinski, P. Netzel (2017) Comprehensive framework for visualizing and analyzing spatio-temporal dynamics of racial diversity in the entire United States published in PLoS ONE 12 (3): e0174993 and  A.Dmowska, T.Stepinski (2017) A high resolution population grid for the conterminous United States: The 2010 edition published in Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 61, pp13-23, 2017.

  • 30m/pixel population, race and racial diversity grids for each county and for 363 metropolitan areas in the conterminous U.S. for 1990, 2000 and 2010. Data are organized as zip archive. Zip archives contain demographic grids regardless of county boundary changes, if county name was the same for all years. Data can be downloaded from this webpage.  Detailed description of available datasets is here.

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Data supporting paper J. Jasiewicz, T. Stepinski, J. Niesterowicz Multi-scale segmentation algorithm for pattern-based partitioning of large categorical rasters. Paper submitted to Computers & Geosciences

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  • Segmentation of topography

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  • US Geomorphons map (background for segmentation of topography)  1.6GB

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Software associated with paper is available here.


 

Data supporting paper P. Netzel and T.F. Stepinski (2015) Pattern-based assessment of land cover change on continental scale with application to NLCD 2001-2006. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53(4), pp1773-1781

  • 3 km/pixel map of 2001-2006 land cover change over the conterminous U.S. based on change in pattern (GeoTiff format, 13 MB)

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  • 3 km/pixel map of 2001-2006 land cover change over the conterminous U.S. based on change in composition of land cover classes (GeoTiff format, 13 MB)

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  • 3 km/pixel map of 2001-2006 land cover change over the conterminous U.S. based on percentage of unchanged pixels (GeoTiff format, 13 MB)

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Software associated with paper is available here.


 

Data supporting paper A. Dmowska and T.F. Stepinski (2014) High resolution dasymetric model of U.S demographics with application to spatial distribution of racial diversity. Applied Geography 53, pp417-426.

  • 90 m/pixel raster map (390 MB zipped file) of population counts over the conterminous U.S. based on the 2000 U.S. Census

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  • 90 m/pixel raster map (68 MB zipped file) of racial diversity over the conterminous U.S. based on the 2000 U.S. Census

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Data supporting paper J. Niesterowicz and T.F. Stepinski (2013) Regionalization of multi-categorical landscapes using machine vision methods. Applied Geography 45, pp250-258.

  • Package of maps (20 MB)

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Software associated with paper is available here.

Published on  December 5th, 2017

Announcements

the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 11-15 2017
J. Nowosad, T.F Stepinski A segmentation approach for a delineation of terrestrial ecoregions
(B22C: Remote Sensing in Terrestrial Ecosystems: Cross-Scale Approaches to Understanding Structure, Function, and process I, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 10:35AM)

Annual Meeting of Population Association of America, Chicago, IL, April 26-29 2017
A.Dmowska, T.Stepinski, Mapping Changes of Racial Composition in the United States: 1990–2010
(Session Innovative Methods and Data in Segregation Research, Thursday, April 27, 2017, 9:30AM) abstract paper

ClimateEx
new version of a Web-based query-by-example tool for finding places with similar climate is available here.

SocScape
now more detailed (30 m ) population and racial diversity grids for 1990, 2000, 2010 are available here.

High resolution demographic grids for each county in the conterminous U.S for 1990, 2000, 2010 year are available here.