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Table 2 Descriptions of land use/land cover classes

From: Land use and forest cover dynamics in the North-eastern Addis Ababa, central highlands of Ethiopia

LULC classes Code Description
Water body WB It comprises areas covered with mainly reservoirs and rivers
Agricultural land AL Areas used for cultivation, both annuals and perennials and areas used for grazing including partially wet lands
Settlement ST Areas allotted for permanent residential, commercial areas, institution and infrastructures
Forest FR Tree-covered land where trees cover density is > 10% and dominated by transplanted seedlings of Eucalyptus trees
Barren land BL Areas with little or no vegetation cover, open lands, eroded gullies and exposed rocks