> Has anyone used the USGS Global Land Cover Characterization data available
> http://edc2.usgs.gov/glcc/globe_int.php >
> Indication is that the file format is Erdas Imagine .img, but GRASS is
> coming back with a file type unknown error. Help/readme file suggests data
> is byte type, which leaves me none the wiser!
> Happy for any pointers.
Some time ago I had the same problem when using R for reading the
files. From the USGS I was told that the problem is the lack of header
(as mentioned in the metadata that I did not read :( )
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