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COVER = Water

Code: W

Description: water surface all year.
Surface: >90% water
Herbaceous: <<10%
Woody: <<10%
L1 Minimum: >5m
L2 Minimum: >2m

Compatible Classes


Marsh Flowing Marsh Shallow Stream Water Margin Canal Margin River Margin Small Pond Large Pond Reservoir Small Canal Large Canal Lake Stream River


Constructed Disturbed Ornamental Aquaculture Variable Fallow Pristine


aquaculture water
Mapped Ecotopes

CAAWaq08 CADWwa02 CAFWwa02 CBAWaq08 CBDWwa02 CBFWwa02 FMFWwa02 MADWwa01 MSFWwa02 PAAWaq01 PAAWaq02 PAAWaq03 PAAWaq04 PAAWaq07 PAAWaq08 PADWwa01 PAFWwa01 PBAWaq01 PBAWaq02 PBAWaq03 PBAWaq07 PBAWaq08 PBAWaq11 PBAWaq14 PBDWwa01 PBFWwa01 REFWwa01 RSDWwa02 RSFWwa02 RVFWwa02

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.