Land cover


Water body

Lakes, reservoirs, stream, rivers, swamps

Built up areas

Land covered by buildings and other man-made structures. Residential, commercial services, industrial area, mixed urban or built up lands

Barren/bare land

Lands with exposed soil, sand or rocks, and never has more than 10% vegetated cover during any time of the year. Bare ground, bare exposed rocks, strip mines, quarries and gravel pits


Lands with woody vegetation less than 2 meters tall. The shrub foliage can be either evergreen or deciduous

Mixed forest

Lands dominated by trees with a percent cover >60% and height exceeding 2 meters, Deciduous forest land and evergreen forest land


Lands covered with temporary crops followed by harvest period, Crop fields and pastures