Table 3: Land Use and Land Cover Classification Scheme.

Code Land Use/ Land Cover Categories Mapping Unit Description
1 Built up area All residential, commercial and industrial areas, transportation infrastructure and institutions.
2 Riparian forest Mixed forest land, swamp, marsh, mangrove or natural vegetation
3 Water body Lagoon, river, open water
4 Wetland Coastal wetland, Swamp area
5 Farmland Agricultural lands
6 Bare surface Earth and sand land infillings, construction sites, open space, solid waste landfills and exposed soil.