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Land Use and Land Use Changes
•Land cover-observed biological or physical cover of the land surface in a region •Land use- activities that are taking place on landDefinitions
Land Use and Land Cover Classification SystemLevel ILevel II1 Urban or Built-up Land11 Residential12 Commercial and Services13 Industrial14 Transportation, Communications, Utilities15 Industrial and Commercial Complexes16 Mixed Urban or Built-Up Land17 Other Urban or Built-Up Land2 Agricultural Land21 Cropland and Pasture22 Orchards, Groves, Vineyards, Nurseries, and Ornamental Horticultural Areas23 Confined Feeding Operations24 Other Agricultural Land3 Rangeland31 Herbaceous Rangeland32 Shrub and Brush Rangeland33 Mixed Rangeland4 Forest Land41 Deciduous Forest Land42 Evergreen Forest Land43 Mixed Forest Land
5 Water51 Streams and Canals52 Lakes53 Reservoirs54 Bays and Estuaries6 Wetland61 Forested Wetland62 Nonforested Wetland7 Barren Land71 Dry Salt Flats72 Beaches73 Sandy Areas other than Beaches 74