Gong P, Li X C, Zhang W. 40-Year(1978-2017) human settlement changes in China reflected by impervious surfaces from satellite remote sensing. Science Bulletin, 2019, 64, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scib.2019.04.024
(1) It is organized by each province in China; including urban only and urban and rural.
(2) The spatial resolution is 30m.
(3) The value in the map ranges from 0 to 34, indicating different years. Zero means non-urban, values greater than zeros indicate urban pixels.
Year and pixel value pairs are as following: