Updated 22 March 2005
of the Colorado Vegetation
Model (CVM) is to provide a fine-grained, fine-classed, statewide land
cover map for
Refinements from v1 to v8:
CVM v8.0 report only (PDF 1.6MB).
CVM v8.0 data and report, download zip file
(~51 MB). Note that due to a problem with .lyr
files, the old layer file included with the dataset can result in incorrect
display during ID queries. The new layer file “cvm8.lyr” created
Please send us a courtesy email letting us know how you are using the data, thanks!: email@example.com. Note that the data are in ESRI GRID data, with a .dbf file providing brief descriptions, and an ArcGIS v8 layer file.
Please use the following to cite this work: Theobald, D.M., N. Peterson, and W. Romme. 2004. The Colorado Vegetation Model: Using National Land Cover Data and Ancillary Spatial Data to Produce a High Resolution, Fine-Classification Map of Colorado (v8). 4 February. Unpublished report, Natural Resource Ecology Lab, Colorado State University.