LESSS Areal Extent - Point Pelee An estimated 65% reduction in Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannas (LESSS) has occurred over the last 72 years. A land cover mapping standard is used to classify the types of landscape cover in the park and assess change over time. Both remote sensing and ground data are utilised to complete this inventory work using established protocols. Using this method, changes in LESSS area over time can be detected and evaluated. 2017-10-01 2018-04-16 Parks Canada tammy.dobbie@pc.gc.ca Nature and EnvironmentSpecial Concern SpeciesYellow-breasted ChatIcteria virensEndangered SpeciesEastern Prickly Pear CactusFive-lined SkinkEastern FoxsnakeRemote SensingEssex CountyOntario LESSS Areal Extent - Point Pelee - Monitoring DataCSV https://124gc.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/external/_layouts/15/download.aspx/ER4TcfdpNQRBu3wHJe4OrjQB1puR9RjYTBNg_Tet--QODQ?e=1WbGeT LESSS Areal Extent - Point Pelee - Monitoring Data DictionaryCSV https://124gc.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/external/_layouts/15/download.aspx/ESCloWtmvEJJgUoseeVAUUUBnzlvwbS6S4JxkvSOSyyHuQ?e=pXdKGp

LESSS Areal Extent - Point Pelee

An estimated 65% reduction in Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannas (LESSS) has occurred over the last 72 years. A land cover mapping standard is used to classify the types of landscape cover in the park and assess change over time. Both remote sensing and ground data are utilised to complete this inventory work using established protocols. Using this method, changes in LESSS area over time can be detected and evaluated.

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