The Elevation breakdown is used to allocate land cover changes into homogeneous areas as function of height, slope and distance to the sea
It defines five relief typologies: 1) low coasts, 2) high coasts, 3) inlands, 4) uplands and 4) mountains. The enumeration corresponds to values in the grid.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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