Old Crow Flats State of N.Yukon Taiga Net
Land Cover

We need to identify the different vegetation types in the Old Crow Flats so that we can predict which types are more sensitive to melting permafrost and how that might affect the wildlife that depend on these habitats.

satellite image Enhanced Satellite Image

Each colour on this enhanced satellite image represents a particular land cover type. More detailed information concerning each class (including photographs) can be obtained by clicking on the class colour (CLASS-SI) in the legend.

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classified map Classified Map

This land cover map of the Old Crow Flats was obtained by using a computer to classify a Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper image obtained on July 27 1994. Note this image covers only the area north of the town of Old Crow. The legend (CLASS-CM) explains the colours.

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