Multi-source Mapping of Peatland Types using Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and Terrain Derivatives – A Comparison Between Five High-latitude Landscapes

SND-ID: 2024-392. Version: 1. DOI:


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Martin Karlson - Linköping University orcid

Research principal

Linköping University rorId


Dataset used in the publication "Multi-source mapping of peatland types using Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and terrain derivatives – A comparison between five high-latitude landscapes". The five sites include North Slope (Alaska), Yukon (Canada), Great Slave Lake (Canada), Hudson Bay Lowlands (Canada) and northern Sweden (Scandinavia).

This dataset includes reference data in shape-file format. It also includes a description of classes used in the classification.

The dataset was originally published in DiVA and moved to SND in 2024.

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  • Funding agency: Forskningsrådet Formas
  • Funding agency's reference number: 2018-00570


Topic and keywords

Research area

Physical geography (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Remote sensing (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


Peatland types


Karlson, M., & Bastviken, D. (2023).
Multi-source mapping of peatland types
using Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, and terrain
derivatives—A comparison between
five high-latitude landscapes. Journal of
Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences,
128, e2022JG007195. https://doi.
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-193214

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Published: 2024-07-05