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Land cover classification

 Issue Description

There is no internationally agreed classification of land use nor land cover. CORINE land cover and the FAO Land Cover Classification System (LCCS) seem to be the most commonly used classifications. Should these two classifications be reconciled and a land cover classifications agreed in the revised SEEA? Should a separate classification on land use be included in the revised SEEA?

 Issue Papers and Corresponding Minutes of Meetings
Issue Papers: Minutes of Corresponding Meetings:
2/19/2010Land cover classification proposed for SEEA 6/10/2010Report of the 15th meeting of the London Group on Environmental Accounting
4/28/2009Land Cover Classification for Land Cover Accounting 2/19/2010Report of the 14th meeting of the London Group on Environmental Accounting

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