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USE = Fallow

Code: F

Description: larger areas recovering from past human disturbance and without current or planned use
Surface: <10% debris coveredsurface recovering or disrupted/ compacted/ partially sealed/strewn with impermeable debris
Vegetation: from annuals to mature trees/ some vegetation harvest & low intensity livestock grazing or <25% of year/ some small rainfed agriculture patches (<5m)
Water: usually no artificial water input/ minor hand watering of cultivated patches
Livestock: informal low intensity livestock grazing or <25% of year
L1 Minimum: >30m
L2 Minimum: >30m
Identification: seasonal NDVI & prior knowlege/ spectral signature/ proximity to Constructed use

Compatible Classes

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
Barren Bare soil Variable Water Annual Mixed Perennial
hydromorphic vegetation tall graminoids annual vegetation 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 water bare earth barren
Mapped Ecotopes

BPFXba01 CAFWwa02 CBFWwa02 CMFAhv01 FMFAhv01 FMFWwa02 FPFAav01 FPFAhv01 FPFEbe01 MAFAhv01 MAFAhv03 MAFAhv04 MSFWwa02 PAFWwa01 PBFWwa01 REFWwa01 RSFWwa02 RVFWwa02 SLFAav01 SLFAtg01 SLFEbe01 SLFPdt02 SLFPen02 SLFPot02 SSFAav01 SSFAav02 SSFPob03 SSFXba01 SUFPdt02 WMFAhv01

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.