Rapid Land Cover Mapper ArcGIS Add-In

The Rapid Land Cover Mapper (RLCM) is an Esri ArcGIS® Desktop add-in developed as an alternative to automated or semi-automated mapping methods. Based on a manual photo interpretation technique, the tool facilitates mapping over large areas and through time and produces time-series raster maps and associated statistics that characterize the changing landscapes. The Rapid Land Cover Mapper add-in can be used with any imagery source to map various themes (for instance, land cover, soils, or forest) at any chosen mapping resolution.

Note: Google Earth release (version 7.1.8.x) does not work with the RLCM add-in.


Esri ArcGIS 10.3 RLCM Add-In (383k)RLCM 10.3 Add-In

Add-In is compatible with ArcMap 10.3 and 10.4

Esri ArcGIS 10.2 RLCM Add-In (382k)

Add-In is compatible with ArcMap 10.2


RLCM User Manual (13 MB)

The user manual contains all essential information for the user to make full use of the Rapid Land Cover Mapper add-in. This manual includes a description of the add-in functions and capabilities, and step-by-step procedures for using the add-in.

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