Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Data description paper
12 Oct 2022
Data description paper |  | 12 Oct 2022

GLOBMAP SWF: a global annual surface water cover frequency dataset during 2000–2020

Yang Liu, Ronggao Liu, and Rong Shang

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Surface water has been changing significantly with high seasonal variation and abrupt change, making it hard to capture its interannual trend. Here we generated a global annual surface water cover frequency dataset during 2000–2020. The percentage of the time period when a pixel is covered by water in a year was estimated to describe the seasonal dynamics of surface water. This dataset can be used to analyze the interannual variation and change trend of highly dynamic inland water extent.