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Land cover class descriptions
Land cover class Description
Crops, agricultural and open savannah Agricultural land or grassland with occasional trees/bushes (not seasonally flooding)
Woodland and dense savannah Grassland with dense trees/bushes (not seasonally flooding) and patches of woodland
Built up and bare ground Towns or villages with high building density or bare murrum or mud
Open water Areas of open water
Lake fringe swamps Lake edges with a high density of papyrus, water hyacinth and water lilies
Seasonally flooded grassland Savannah which floods during the wet season, with occasional trees/bushes

Wardrop et al.

Wardrop et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:316   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-316

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