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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 land Definitions
Land Use and Land Cover Classification System Level I Level II 1 Urban or Built-up Land 11 Residential 12 Commercial and Services 13 Industrial 14 Transportation, Communications, Utilities 15 Industrial and Commercial Complexes 16 Mixed Urban or Built-Up Land 17 Other Urban or Built-Up Land 2 Agricultural Land 21 Cropland and Pasture 22 Orchards, Groves, Vineyards, Nurseries, and Ornamental Horticultural Areas 23 Confined Feeding Operations 24 Other Agricultural Land 3 Rangeland 31 Herbaceous Rangeland 32 Shrub and Brush Rangeland 33 Mixed Rangeland 4 Forest Land 41 Deciduous Forest Land 42 Evergreen Forest Land 43 Mixed Forest Land
5 Water 51 Streams and Canals 52 Lakes 53 Reservoirs 54 Bays and Estuaries 6 Wetland 61 Forested Wetland 62 Nonforested Wetland 7 Barren Land 71 Dry Salt Flats 72 Beaches 73 Sandy Areas other than Beaches 74

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