CCI Land cover - 300 m annual global land cover time series from 1992 to 2015

In the framework of the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) of the European Space Agency, the CCI Land Cover partnership is pleased to announce the official release of the CCI 300 m annual global land cover time series from 1992 to 2015. This unique dataset was produced thanks to the reprocessing and the interpretation of 5 different satellite missions. The attached newsletter introduces the 24 global land cover maps and a set of additional products associated to them. All these products can be visualized interactively (click right to get the surface seasonality for any pixel on Earth) and downloaded using the CCI Land Cover viewer at

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category Land classifications
  • English
Use limitations Free and Open Access. This CCI-LC database has been processed by the CCI-LC consortium led by UCL-Geomatics (Belgium). They are made available to the public by ESA and the consortium. You may use one or several CCI-LC products land cover map for educational and/or scientific purposes, without any fee on the condition that you credit the ESA Climate Change Initiative and in particular its Land Cover project as the source of the CCI-LC database: Copyright notice: © ESA Climate Change Initiative - Land Cover project 2017
Dataset reference date April 10, 2017
Temporal extent's start date January 28, 2018
Temporal extent's end date January 28, 2018
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates 92.17222222224399
East bounding coordinates 109.4694444444676
South bounding coordinates 5.63055555554881
North bounding coordinates 28.538888888883974
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Process Step Please refer to product documentation here:
Lineage Climate Change Initiative (CCI) of the European Space Agency (ESA)
Responsible party Would you have any specific question not addressed in the updated Product Users Guide regarding this release, please contact us at While this product is unique, we do recognize some shortcomings related to the availability of satellite data in particular for the very first years.
License unspecified
Copyright Yes
Version 2.0
Keywords Land cover,CCI,ESA
Date uploaded January 28, 2018, 11:41 (UTC)
Date modified January 8, 2021, 05:31 (UTC)