GROUP: barren (ba)
DEFINITION: rock, snow, ice (naturally occurring, no exposed soil).  USE = Fallow (not planted or managed), Ornamental (in a managed park or garden).

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Classification

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  1. Object
    1. patch of naturally exposed rock or other hard minerals
    2. permanent snow or ice

Key

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  1. patch of naturally exposed rock or other hard minerals = ba01
  2. permanent snow or ice = ba02

Dominance Rules

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Factors

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Leaf Type: none
Leaf Time: none
Tree Cover: <<10%
Vegetation Cover: <<10%
Height: 0m
IGBP_DIS: Barren
Identification: spectral signature
L1 Minimum: >5m
L2 Minimum: >2m

Compatible Classes

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FORM:

Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope Seasonal Stream Seasonal River Water Margin River Margin

USE:

Fallow

COVER:

Barren

TYPE:

Mapped Ecotopes

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BPFXba01 SSFXba01  

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.