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Barren or sparsely vegetated

Table 5.1b USGS land use/land cover classification.

Class Level I

Level II

1 Urban or built-up land

2 Agricultural land

3 Rangeland

4 Forest land

5 Water

6 Wetland

7 Barren land

8 Tundra

9 Perennial snow or ice

Residential

Commercial and services Industrial

Transportation, communication, and utilities

Industrial and commercial

Mixed urban or built-up

Other urban or built-up

Cropland and pasture

Orchards, groves, vineyards, nurseries, and ornamental areas

Confined feeding operations

Other agricultural land

Herbaceous

Shrub and brush

Mixed

Deciduous

Evergreen

Mixed

Streams and canals

Lakes

Reservoirs

Bays and estuaries

Forested

Nonforested

Dry salt flats

Beaches

Sandy areas other than beaches

Bare exposed rock

Strip mines, quarries, gravel pits

Transitional areas

Mixed

Shrub and brush

Herbaceous

Bare ground

Mixed

Perennial snowfields Glaciers

Broadleaf shrubs with bare soil Groundcover with dwarf trees and shrubs Bare soil

Agriculture or C3 grassland Persistent wetland Ice cap and glacier Missing data

Stocks, Flows, and Prospects of Land Table 5.1c CORINE land cover classes.

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Artificial surfaces

Agricultural areas

Urban fabric

Industrial, commercial, and transport units

Mine, dump, and construction sites

Artificial, nonagricultural vegetated areas Arable land

Permanent crops

Pastures

Heterogeneous agricultural

Forests and semi-natural areas

Forests

Shrub and/or herbaceous vegetation

Open spaces with little or no vegetation

Wetlands Inland Coastal Water bodies Continental Marine

Continuous Discontinuous

Industrial or commercial units

Road and rail networks and associated land

Port areas

Airports

Mineral extraction sites Dump sites Construction sites Green urban areas Sport and leisure facilities Nonirrigated Permanently irrigated Rice fields Vineyards

Fruit trees and berry plantations

Olive groves

Pastures

Annual crops associated with permanent crops

Complex cultivation patterns

Land principally occupied by agriculture with significant areas of natural vegetation

Agro-forestry areas

Broad-leaved

Coniferous

Mixed

Natural grassland Moors and heatherland Sclerophyllous vegetation Transitional woodland scrub Beaches, dunes, sand plains Bare rock

Sparsely vegetated areas Burnt areas

Glaciers and perpetual snow

Inland marshes

Peat bogs

Salt marshes

Salines

Water courses

Water bodies

Coastal lagoons

Estuaries

Sea and ocean areas

Table 5.2 Ice-free distribution of land.
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