Output Product

Fractional Ground Cover


​​​​Nationally consistent and regularly updated ground cover information is critical for assessment of environmental targets related to soil erosion and land management in Australia.

Dataset Purpose

The data represent the fractional cover of Photosynthetic Vegetation (PV), Non-Photosynthetic Vegetation (NPV) and Bare Soil (BS).


Complete, current and continuous coverage of Australia, February 2000 to December 2013 (continuously updated)