Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in the Upper Midwest
Example animation of data from a sample site in Grand Traverse County,
Michigan (1 of 136):
The images illustrate the forest regrowth that is occurring across the
Upper Midwest concurrently with parcel fragmentation, agricultural abandonment,
and rural residential development.
The image on the left illustrates land use change by parcel, interpreted
from aerial photographs. Green colors are forest, biege color is agriculture
and pink color is residential development.
The image on the right is forest cover from Landsat MSS satellite images.
Green is forest and yellow is not-forest.