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land cover
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The physical materials characterizing the surface of land. These include trees, grasses or other vegetation, rocks as well as human-modified structures. Land cover is often observed by remote sensing technology.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/149093.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/149093
Used For
land-cover
landcover
Broader Term
land
Related Term
agroecological zones
land management
land use
land use and land cover maps
landforms
landscape ecology
landscape management
landscapes
open space
Spanish
cobertura de la tierra
Term Number
149093