USE = Variable

Code: V

Description: management varies in response to unpredictable environment (e.g. seasonal river channels)
Surface: too variable within year to predict
Vegetation: too variable within year to predict
Water: usually no artificial water input/ but variable/ depending on system
Livestock: too variable within year to predict
L1 Minimum: ???>30m
L2 Minimum: ???>30m
Identification: seasonal NDVI/ feature geometry & location/ & prior knowlege

Compatible Classes

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
Variable Annual
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.