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COVER = Barren

Code: X

Description: minerals, permanent snow & ice.
Surface: <10% soil
Herbaceous: <<10%
Woody: <<10%
L1 Minimum: >5m
L2 Minimum: >2m

Compatible Classes


Anthropogenic Mounded Excavated Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope


Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Fallow Pristine


excavation barren
Mapped Ecotopes

BPFXba01 EXMXex04 SSFXba01

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.