USE = Disturbed

Code: D

Description: fragmented or disturbed by human activities without consistent use
Surface: surface often disrupted/ compacted/ partially sealed/strewn with impermeable debris
Vegetation: variable: from bare earth & annuals to mature trees/ small rainfed agriculture patches (<5m) & some vegetation harvest
Water: watering of cultivated patches/ waste water
Livestock: informal livestock grazing >25% of year, OR low intensity livestock grazing or <25% of year
L1 Minimum: >10m
L2 Minimum: >0.1m linear/ >5m polygon
Identification: within 15 m of anthropogenic structures, mines or dumps, or clear evidence of human disturbance or debris

Compatible Classes

Anthropogenic Mounded Excavated Terraced Slope Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope Marsh Flowing Marsh Shallow Stream Seasonal Stream Seasonal River Water Margin Canal Margin River Margin Small Pond Large Pond Reservoir Small Canal Large Canal Lake Stream River
Sealed Bare soil Water Annual Mixed Perennial
disturbed & debris hydromorphic vegetation tall graminoids water
Mapped Ecotopes

ANDAdb03 ANDAdb06 ANDAdb09 ANDAdb14 ANDAhv01 ANDEdb01 ANDEdb02 ANDMdb04 ANDMdb07 ANDMdb10 ANDMdb12 ANDMdb13 ANDMdb15 ANDPdb05 ANDPdb08 ANDPdb11 ANDPdb16 BPDAdb03 BPDAdb06 BPDMdb04 BPDMdb07 BPDPdb05 BPDPdb08 CADWwa02 CBDWwa02 CMDAhv01 EXDMdb07 FMDAhv01 FMDMdb07 FPDAdb03 FPDAdb06 FPDEdb02 FPDMdb04 FPDMdb07 FPDPdb08 FSDAdb03 FSDAdb06 FSDMdb04 FSDMdb07 FSDPdb05 FSDPdb08 MADAdb06 MADAhv01 MADAhv04 MADWwa01 MSDAdb03 MSDMdb04 PADWwa01 PBDWwa01 RSDWwa02 SLDAdb03 SLDAdb06 SLDEdb01 SLDEdb02 SLDMdb04 SLDMdb07 SLDMdb12 SLDPdb05 SLDPdb08 SSDAdb03 SSDAdb06 SSDMdb04 SSDMdb07 SSDPdb05 SSDPdb08 SUDAdb03 SUDMdb04 WMDAdb06 WMDAhv01 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.