FORM = Summit

Code: SU

Description: Tops of hills; plateaus.
Position: >5m above floodline
Form: summit, 0 -30% Slope between steep slopes
Soil: weathered
Sedimentary Process: Source: gradual erosion
L1 Minimum: >10m
L2 Minimum: >5m
Identification: DEM peak slope areas
Compatible Classes

USE:
Mine & Fill Disturbed Ornamental Paddy Irrigated Rainfed Shifting Forestry Variable Fallow Pristine
COVER:
Barren Bare soil Annual Mixed Perennial
GROUP:
disturbed & debris livestock greenhouse household plantings public plantings turfgrass hydromorphic crops annual crops pasture mixed crop plots nursery deciduous woody crops evergreen woody crops deciduous tree crops evergreen tree crops agroforestry tall graminoids annual vegetation deciduous forestry plantings evergreen forestry plantings 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 variable bare earth barren
Mapped Ecotopes

SUDAdb03 SUDMdb04 SUFPdt02 SUOAhp10 SUOApp16 SUOMhp15 SURAac04 SURPaf31 SURPod12 SUTMow02

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.