New MODIS Land Cover WMS Layer Planned for June

May 31, 2018

On June 18, 2018, the LP DAAC will be updating the Web Map Service (WMS) layer for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) land cover classification data layer from the Terra and Aqua Combined MODIS Land Cover data. The current WMS layer from the Version 5.1 Land Cover Type (MCD12Q1) data product for the year 2013 will be replaced with the newer Version 6 MCD12Q1 IGBP (Land Cover Type 1) data layer for 2016.

If you host an application that consumes the Version 5 Land Cover Type 1 layer (MCD12Q1.2013001.051.LandCover), be prepared to update to Version 6 layer (MCD12Q1.2016001.006.LandCover) on June 18.

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