FORM = Seasonal Stream

Code: SM

Description: Seasonal or episodic flowing natural watercourse with flooding frequency preventing regular agricultural USE (<30m width).
Position: floodline to max channel depth
Form: Channel
Soil: sedimentary
Sedimentary Process: Sink & Transporter: fluvial/ suspended & erosive sediment input
L1 Minimum: >5m
L2 Minimum: >2m
Identification: seasonal water signature/feature geometry/ prior knowledge
Compatible Classes

Mine & Fill Disturbed Paddy
Barren Bare soil Variable Annual Mixed Perennial
infill & dumping disturbed & debris hydromorphic crops variable
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.