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USE = Shifting

Code: S

Description: low intensity shifting cultivation with perennial rotation
Surface: minor tillage/ burning
Vegetation: vegetation cleared periodically/ usually burned/ crops planted/ harvested/ weeded/ fallowed/ usually no fertilizer
Water: no artificial subsidy/ or infrequent low volume input by hand
Livestock: rare
L1 Minimum: >30m
L2 Minimum: >30m
Identification: seasonal NDVI/ plot geometry/ & prior knowlege

Compatible Classes

Mounded Excavated Terraced Slope Floodplain Foot Slope Bench Plateau Summit Sloping Steep Slope
Annual Mixed Perennial
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.