GlobCover Land Cover is publicaly available now

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This product was discussed here, but I can't find the thread anymore.
Pointing me to it would be highly appreciated.

I recently recieved the following email:

Dear User,

The GlobCover Land Cover product is available to public through the following ftp server: ftp://uranus.esrin.esa.int/pub/globcover_v2/
On the FTP you will find:
1) The LandCover V2 in greyscale geotiff
2) The QL - Quality file geotiff
3) The legend in xls file
4) The latest Product Description Manual PDM_I2.1

The GlobCover Land Cover product is the highest resolution (300 meters) Global Land Cover product ever produced.
The GlobCover Land Cover product is based on ENVISAT MERIS data at full resolution from January 2005 to June 2006.
The GlobCover Land Cover product has been developed in partnership with EEA, FAO, GOFC-GOLD, IGBP, JRC and UNEP.
The GlobCover Land Cover product is labelled according to the UN Land Cover Classification System.
When using the GlobCover Land Cover product acknowledgment shall be as follow:
Source data: © ESA / ESA GlobCover Project, led by MEDIAS-France
Image: © ESA / ESA GlobCover Project, led by MEDIAS-France

The GlobCover Validation Report will be posted on the same site by end of October.

Best regards,

The ESA DUE website team
http://www.esa.int/due
http://www.esa.int/due/ionia/globcover

:cheers: to all the people who will try to use them.
 
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