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FORM = Steep Slope

Code: SS

Description: Steep slopes.
Position: >5m above floodline
Form: >30% Slope
Soil: parent
Sedimentary Process: Source: extreme erosion
L1 Minimum: >10m
L2 Minimum: >5m
Identification: DEM slope class
Compatible Classes

Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Irrigated Rainfed Shifting Forestry Variable Fallow Pristine
Barren Bare soil Annual Mixed Perennial
disturbed & debris livestock greenhouse household plantings public plantings turfgrass annual crops pasture mixed crop plots nursery deciduous woody crops evergreen woody crops deciduous tree crops evergreen tree crops agroforestry 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 bare earth barren
Mapped Ecotopes

SSDAdb03 SSDAdb06 SSDMdb04 SSDMdb07 SSDPdb05 SSDPdb08 SSFAav01 SSFAav02 SSFPob03 SSFXba01 SSRAac02 SSRAac04 SSRMmc01 SSRMoe37 SSRPoe33 SSTMow01 SSTMow02 SSTMow03 SSTPen01 SSTPen02 SSTPen03 SSTPmt03 SSTPob02 SSTPot01 SSTPot02 SSTPot03 SSTPtg04

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.