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|land capability classification
A measure of the physical capacity of a location to support a specific land use. This capacity may be due to natural or man-made characteristics.
A process whereby the potential of land for the particular use is estimated. It may be categorized as qualitative, quantitative, or economic evaluation.
|land management unit
A recurring pattern of land, soil types associated with relatively uniform land use, vegetation and parent materials. It serves as basis for the integration of field and resource information and suitability rating for different crops and land uses.
|land mapping unit
A subdivision of agro-climate zone mostly homogenous with regard to slope, slope length, and soil characteristics.
The process of allocating the desired alienable and disposable land of the public domain to specific uses such as agriculture, residential, industrial, or commercial.
The applicability of a given type of land for a specific kind of land use.
The arrangement of right that allows a person or a community to use specific pieces of land and associated resources (e.g. water, trees, etc) in a certain period of time and for a particular purpose.
A recognizable and definable landscape (i.e., combination of land forms, topography and vegetation) possessing a particular climate, and usually characterized by one type of soil or parent material and a type of land use practiced over a long period.
An area of land defined in terms of land qualities and characteristics that may be demarcated on a map. A hierarchy of land units might consist of land provinces, land systems, land forms and terrain units.
The manner of utilizing the land, including its allocation, development and management.
|land use allocation
The classification procedure that signifies the degree of suitability of a particular land unit.
|land use classification
The process of delineating or allocating lands according to protection, production, settlements, and infrastructure.