Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 63–82, 2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 63–82, 2021

Data description paper 14 Jan 2021

Data description paper | 14 Jan 2021

A 30 m resolution dataset of China's urban impervious surface area and green space, 2000–2018

Wenhui Kuang et al.

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We propose a hierarchical principle for remotely sensed urban land use and land cover change for mapping intra-urban structure and component dynamics. China’s Land Use/cover Dataset (CLUD) is updated, delineating the imperviousness and green surface conditions in cities from 2000 to 2018. The newly developed datasets can be used to enhance our understanding of urbanization impacts on ecological and regional climatic conditions and on urban dwellers' environments.