COVER = Sealed

Code: S

Description: artificial structures & surfaces.
Surface: >75% artificial, compacted, or imported
Herbaceous: <<25%
Woody: variable
L1 Minimum: >2m linear/ >5m polygon
L2 Minimum: >0.2m linear/ >2m polygon

Compatible Classes


Anthropogenic Retention Pond


Constructed Livestock Horticulture Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Fallow


housing farm buildings non-industrial industrial transportation irrigation other sealed infill & dumping disturbed & debris livestock greenhouse
Mapped Ecotopes

ANCSfb03 ANCSfb05 ANCSfb06 ANCSfb07 ANCSho01 ANCSho02 ANCSho03 ANCSho04 ANCSho05 ANCSho06 ANCSho07 ANCSho08 ANCSib01 ANCSib02 ANCSib03 ANCSib06 ANCSib08 ANCSib31 ANCSir02 ANCSir03 ANCSnb01 ANCSnb03 ANCSnb04 ANCSnb05 ANCSnb06 ANCSnb07 ANCSnb08 ANCSnb30 ANCSos01 ANCSos02 ANCSos03 ANCSos04 ANCSos05 ANCSos06 ANCSos07 ANCSos08 ANCStr02 ANCStr03 ANCStr04 ANCStr05 ANCStr07 ANHSgh01 ANHSgh02 ANHSgh08 ANLSls18 ANLSls19 ANLSls21 ANLSls36 ANLSls40 ANLSls41 ANLSls42 ANLSls43 ANLSls48 ANLSls54 ANLSls56 ANLSls69 ANDSdb17

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.