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Vocabulary Term Details

Land use

Definition (

The type of activity being carried out on a unit of land. It is recognized that these categories are a mixture of land cover (e.g., Forest, Grassland, Wetlands) and land use (e.g., Cropland, Settlements) classes. (FAO)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
This term is a INSPIRE Spatial Data Theme.

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Land management
Land cover
Land evaluation
Land use planning
Nature reserves
Resource management

This term is used for the following terms: 
Land development (agriculture)

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