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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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Table 1 Distribution of different land use types in input terrestrial data sets for WRF model

From: WRF-urban canopy model evaluation for the assessment of heat island and thermal comfort over an urban airshed in India under varying land use/land cover conditions

Type USGS (%) MODIS (%) Modified and UCM (%) Satellite (Mohan et al. 2011) (%)
Urban (built-up/high-low residential/commercial/industrial) 25.17 90.66 49.83 52
Non-urban
 Cultivated green (cropland and pastures) 59.03 6.08 27.43 20
 Natural green (grassland/scrubland/woodland) 14.58 0.83 18.92 14
 Water 1.22 2.43 3.13 12
 Barren/sparsely vegetated/sandy 0.00 0.00 0.69 2