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COVER = Bare soil

Code: E

Description: bare soil all year because of compaction, disturbance, dryness or other long-term factors.
Surface: >75% soil
Herbaceous: <<25%
Woody: <<10%
L1 Minimum: >2m linear/ >5m polygon
L2 Minimum: >0.1m linear/ >2m polygon

Compatible Classes


Anthropogenic Mounded Excavated Terraced Slope Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope Retention Pond Seasonal Stream Seasonal River


Constructed Livestock Mine & Fill Disturbed Variable Fallow Pristine


transportation irrigation other sealed excavation infill & dumping disturbed & debris livestock household plantings bare earth
Mapped Ecotopes

ANCEir01 ANCEir07 ANCEos09 ANCEtr01 ANDEdb01 ANDEdb02 ANMEex01 ANMEin01 ANMEin03 ANMEin04 EXMEex02 EXMEex08 FPDEdb02 FPFEbe01 SLDEdb01 SLDEdb02 SLFEbe01

Citation for AEM: Ellis E. C., H. Wang, H. Xiao, K. Peng, X. P. Liu, S. C. Li, H. Ouyang, X. Cheng, and L. Z. Yang. 2006. Measuring long-term ecological changes in densely populated landscapes using current and historical high resolution imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment 100(4):457-473.