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Proceedings of the Symposium on Global and Environmental Monitoring

Alberta Land Use Project Class
CLI Class
B - built-up
extraction.
B - built-up
E - extraction
0 - recreation
A - improved cropland
improved pasture.
A - cropland
P - improved pasture
G - orchards, vineyards
H - horticultural
K - rough grazing, rangeland
abandoned land
K - rough grazing,rangeland
abandoned cropland
M - wetland
M - wetland
T - woodland
T - productive woodland
U - unproductive woodland
U - clearcuts, unknown
U - unproductive woodland
(in part)
S - sand
S - sand
X - water
X, Z - water
Table 1. Land use/land cover mapping classes used for Alberta
land use change project and CLI equivalent classes.
WINTER
SUMMER
CLASS
1
WHITE, smooth textured
la
BLACK or BLUE, irregular
X
possibly with some grey
rounded or linear shape
lb
MULTICOLOURED patchwork
A
pattern
2
GREY, possibly medium
2a
Predominantly BLUE,
B
or coarse grained if
coarse textured regular
black and white are
present.
grid pattern
2b
Medium to coarse
K
textured GREEN or BROWN
in an irregular pattern
2c
Smooth textured,
M
concentric arrangement
of BLACK, and BLUE-GREEN
3
Fine grained BLACK,
3a
Uniform or irregular
T
medium or coarse
arrangement of dark
if grey and white
present
BROWN or GREEN
Table 2. Summary of classification key for major land uses as
identified from winter and summer (boreal enhancement)
Thematic Mapper imagery
ZONE
AREA (km2)
AREA CHANGE (km2)
# CHANGE POLYGONS
Peace
River
45 102
9 803
14 720
Central
54 529
6 159
12 118
Foothills
15 166
1 401
3 691
TOTAL
114 797
17 363
46 231
. Preliminary Statistics by Zone for Alberta Land Use
Change Mapping Project.
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Table 3