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FORM = Excavated

Code: EX

Description: Excavated earthworks; including Mines & Pits (>30m width).
Position: >2m deep
Form: Basin
Soil: Anthropogenic or parent material
Sedimentary Process: Sink: anthropogenic or erosive input
L1 Minimum: >30m
L2 Minimum: >30m
Identification: DEM slope class/ feature geometry/ prior knowledge
Compatible Classes

Constructed Livestock Horticulture Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Paddy Irrigated Rainfed Shifting Forestry Variable Fallow
Barren Bare soil Annual Mixed Perennial
excavation infill & dumping disturbed & debris livestock greenhouse household plantings public plantings turfgrass hydromorphic crops annual crops pasture mixed crop plots nursery deciduous woody crops evergreen woody crops deciduous tree crops evergreen tree crops agroforestry hydromorphic vegetation tall graminoids annual vegetation deciduous forestry plantings evergreen forestry plantings open woody mix open wooded brush open mixed trees closed woody mix closed woody evergreen closed woody deciduous mixed trees deciduous broadleaf trees deciduous needleleaf trees evergreen broadleaf trees evergreen needleleaf trees variable
Mapped Ecotopes

EXDMdb07 EXIAac01 EXIMdw32 EXMEex02 EXMEex08 EXMXex04

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.