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USE = Livestock

Code: L

Description: intensive livestock production in artificial structures
Surface: surface <10% roofed but may have sealed floor/ grazed/ often compacted
Vegetation: may have herbaceous vegetation/ trampled or grazed by livestock >25% of year
Water: watering systems/ drainage systems/ manure handling
Livestock: intensive livestock production >25% of year/ including intensive feeding operations
L1 Minimum: >5m
L2 Minimum: >2m
Identification: NDVI/ feature geometry (buildings/ pens)/ prior knowledge

Compatible Classes

Anthropogenic Mounded Excavated
Sealed Annual Mixed Perennial
Mapped Ecotopes

ANLPls08 ANLSls18 ANLSls19 ANLSls21 ANLSls36 ANLSls40 ANLSls41 ANLSls42 ANLSls43 ANLSls48 ANLSls54 ANLSls56 ANLSls69

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.