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Land Cover 2015

In 2006, Schill et. al. published a new vegetation map for Satin Lucia. It represents approximately the state of the vegetation as of year 2001. They used a combination of LANDSAT ETM+ scenes and IKONOS imagery. The forest classification scheme is adapted from Areces-Malea et al. (1999) , who classify Caribbean vegetation according to standards of the US Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC 1997)

Using the GIS coverage for this new map the following areas of different vegetation types were obtained:

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