Raster Dataset

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Texas, Cropland


This layer contains 2009 cropland information for the state of Texas. This raster file was designed for large scale thematic mapping.



The spatial data were obtained from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service and are current as of 2009. The Texas Cropland Data layer was obtained from the NASS CropScape website. The attributes were modified to include pixel value, count, and class names. The coordinate system of this data is WGS 1984.


Center for Geospatial Technology, Texas Tech University
United States Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service 

Use limitations


West  -107.250413    East  -93.320871
North  36.707309    South  25.373006

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:150,000,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

*Content type  Downloadable Data


*Title Tx_CDL_2009_USDA.tif

Presentation formats* digital map

Resource Details 

Dataset languages* English (UNITED STATES)

Spatial representation type* grid

*Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS

Center for Geospatial Technology, Texas Tech University
United States Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service 

ArcGIS item properties
*Name Tx_CDL_2009_USDA.tif
*Location file://\\cgstdb\CGSTGeognet\Geognet\Geognet2014\TxStateLayers2014\Tx_Cropland\Tx_CDL_2009_USDA.tif
*Access protocol Local Area Network


Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -107.250413
*East longitude -93.320871
*North latitude 36.707309
*South latitude 25.373006
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude -107.250413
*East longitude -93.320871
*South latitude 25.373006
*North latitude 36.707309
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Geographic
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_WGS_1984
*Coordinate reference details
Geographic coordinate system
Well-known identifier 4326
X origin -400
Y origin -400
XY scale 11258999068426.238
Z origin -100000
Z scale 10000
M origin -100000
M scale 10000
XY tolerance 8.983152841195215e-009
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Left longitude -180
Latest well-known identifier 4326
Well-known text GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433],METADATA["World",-180.0,-90.0,180.0,90.0,0.0,0.0174532925199433,0.0,1262],AUTHORITY["EPSG",4326]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 4326
*Codespace EPSG
*Version 8.2.6

Spatial Data Properties 

Georectified Grid
*Number of dimensions 2

Axis dimensions properties
Dimension type  column (x-axis)
*Dimension size 24196
*Resolution  0.000576 Degree

Axis dimensions properties
Dimension type  row (y-axis)
*Dimension size 19688
*Resolution  0.000576 Degree

*Cell geometry  area
*Point in pixel  center

*Transformation parameters are available Yes

*Check points are available No

Corner points
*Point -107.250413 25.373006
*Point -107.250413 36.707309
*Point -93.320871 36.707309
*Point -93.320871 25.373006

*Center point -100.285642 31.040157

ArcGIS Raster Properties
General Information
*Pixel depth 8
*Compression type None
*Number of bands 1
*Raster format TIFF
*Source type discrete
*Pixel type unsigned integer
*No data value 255
*Has colormap Yes
*Has pyramids Yes

Spatial Data Content 

Image Description
*Type of information  thematic classification

Band information
*Description Band_1
*Maximum value 195.000000
*Minimum value 0.000000
*Number of bits per value 8


Distribution format
*Name Raster Dataset


Details for object Tx_CDL_2009_USDA.tif.vat 
*Type Table
*Row count 51

Field OID
*Alias OID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.

*Description source

*Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

*Alias VALUE
*Data type Integer
*Width 9
*Precision 9
*Scale 0

*Alias COUNT
*Data type Integer
*Width 9
*Precision 9
*Scale 0

*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0

Metadata Details 

*Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
*Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

Scope of the data described by the metadata* dataset
Scope name* dataset

*Last update 2014-12-09

ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Metadata style Item Description
Standard or profile used to edit metadata ItemDescription

Created in ArcGIS for the item 2014-12-05 13:12:03
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2014-12-09 13:59:37

Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2014-12-09 13:59:37

FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Entities and Attributes