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USE = Pristine

Code: N

Description: No evidence of direct human intervention
Surface: none
Vegetation: undisturbed
Water: no artificial water input
Livestock: none
L1 Minimum: >1000m
L2 Minimum: >1000m
Identification: prior knowledge/ not present in village landscapes

Compatible Classes

Terraced Slope Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope Marsh Flowing Marsh Shallow Stream Seasonal Stream Seasonal River Water Margin Canal Margin River Margin Small Pond Large Pond Reservoir Small Canal Large Canal Lake Stream River
Barren Bare soil Variable Water Annual Mixed Perennial
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 water bare earth barren
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.