FORM = Stream

Code: RS

Description: Flowing natural watercourse >1m deep (<30m width).
Position: >1m below low water
Form: Channel
Soil: sedimentary
Sedimentary Process: Sink & Transporter: fluvial/ suspended & erosive sediment input
L1 Minimum: >2m
L2 Minimum: >2m
Identification: water signature/ mapped water surface/ GIS buffer; ≥50% length <30m
Compatible Classes

Disturbed Ornamental Aquaculture Variable Fallow Pristine
variable water
Mapped Ecotopes

RSDWwa02 RSFWwa02

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.