Long Island Sound Changing Landscape is a remote sensing-based land cover study that charts landscape changes in Connecticut and portions of New York. It covers the 30-year period from 1985 to 2015 (with in-between dates of 1990, 1995, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2015).
The newest set of land cover has been added to the Changing Landscape study which includes a 2015 date and some minor modifications to earlier dates. All dates are available for download. The download files are zipped img rasters with 12 classes.
Land cover category descriptions and class numbers (also called gridcode and value).
Forest fragmentation category descriptions and class numbers (also called gridcode and value).
Tables of statistics can be downloaded directly from the Connecticut and Long Island Sound Watershed visualizations.