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FORM = Marsh

Code: MA

Description: Lentic waterbody <1m deep; moist all year.
Position: 0 to -1m below
Form: Basin
Soil: sedimentary
Sedimentary Process: Sink: eroded & transported sediment input
L1 Minimum: >2 m linear/ >10 m polygo
L2 Minimum: >1m
Identification: water signature/ seasonal NDVI
Compatible Classes

Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Aquaculture Paddy Variable Fallow Pristine
Water Annual Mixed Perennial
disturbed & debris aquaculture hydromorphic crops hydromorphic vegetation tall graminoids annual vegetation 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 water
Mapped Ecotopes

MADAdb06 MADAhv01 MADAhv04 MADWwa01 MAFAhv01 MAFAhv03 MAFAhv04

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.