ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata
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This imagery is 10m, ten-band multispectral, cloud-minimised mosaics of Sentinel 2A satellite tiles over mainland New Zealand made from scenes captured late-2015/early-2016.
This imagery is used by the Land Use Carbon Analysis System (LUCAS) at the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment to map and quantify 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).
European Space Agency (capture, orthorectification)