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FORM = Reservoir

Code: RE

Description: Dammed waterbody >1m deep (>30m width).
Position: >1m below low water
Form: Lentic
Soil: sedimentary
Sedimentary Process: Sink & Source: suspended input/ but some flowing output
L1 Minimum: >30m
L2 Minimum: >30m
Identification: water signature/ mapped water surface/ feature geometry/ prior knowledge/ GIS buffer
Compatible Classes

Disturbed Ornamental Aquaculture Variable Fallow Pristine
aquaculture variable water
Mapped Ecotopes


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.