NLCD 1990 Classes Defined

Extracted from USGS definitions on Web.   

Water
  • 11 Open Water
  • 12 Perennial Ice/Snow
Developed
  • 21 Low Intensity Residential
  • 22 High Intensity Residential
  • 23 Commercial/Industrial/Transportation
Barren
  • 31 Bare Rock/Sand/Clay
  • 32 Quarries/Strip Mines/Gravel Pits
  • 33 Transitional
Forested Upland
  • 41 Deciduous Forest
  • 42 Evergreen Forest
  • 43 Mixed Forest
Shrubland
  • 51 Shrubland
Non-Natural Woody
  • 61 Orchards/Vineyards/Other
Herbaceous Upland Natural/Semi-natural Vegetation
  • 71 Grasslands/Herbaceous
Herbaceous Planted/Cultivated
  • 81 Pasture/Hay
  • 82 Row Crops
  • 83 Small Grains
  • 84 Fallow
  • 85 Urban/Recreational Grasses
Wetlands
  • 91 Woody Wetlands
  • 92 Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands
 

Comparison 1992/2001 categories


last revision 8/25/2015