Grasslands and agricultural fields, with housing development on the hills beyond.

Grasslands and agricultural fields in the flat foreground, with housing development on the hills beyond.

Detailed Description

Conversions of grassland/shrubland and agriculture to developed land were two common land-cover changes in Southern and Central California Chaparral and Oak Woodlands Ecoregion.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2677 x 1811

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US

Source:

USGS Professional Paper 1704A, "Status and Trends of Land Change in the Western United States—1973 to 2000"
Figure 8, Chapter 19, page 201, USGS Professional Paper 1704A, "Status and Trends of Land Change in the Western United States—1973 to 2000"