ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata
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This imagery is 22m, three-band multispectral, cloud-minimised mosaics of Deimos-1 and UK-DMC-2 satellite scenes over mainland New Zealand.
This imagery was mosaiced to support the 2008-2009 deforestation mapping project for the Land Use Carbon Analysis System (LUCAS) at the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment. LUCAS maps and quantifies changes in New Zealand land use. This information is used to calculate greenhouse gas emissions and removals for the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) sector toward meeting our international reporting obligations under the Kyoto Protocol and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).