Table 1 Extent account for change in land cover assets between 2000 and 2012 for the EU25.

From: Soil natural capital in europe; a framework for state and change assessment

SEEA Classes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Artificial surfaces (incl. urban and assoc. areas) Herbaceous crops Woody crops Multiple or layered crops Grassland Tree covered areas Mangrove Shrub covered areas Shrubs and/or herb. veg., aquatic or reg. flooded Sparsely natural vegetated areas Terrestrial barren land Permanent snow and glaciers Inland water bodies Coastal water bodies and intertidal areas
CORINE classes 1x 21x 22x 24x 231, 321 31x, 324   322, 323 41x 333 331, 332, 334 335 51x 42x, 52x
Opening area km 2 of resources (2000) 99,128 941,477 88,041 410,037 383,142 1,270,472 NA 143,195 76,508 17,298 5,054 1 55,996 2,106
Additions to stock               
Managed expansion 8354   1596            
Natural expansion               
Upward reappraisals               
Total additions to stock 8354   1596    4049       0 815 19
Reductions in stock               
Managed regression   −8676   −2921           
Natural regression               
Downward reappraisals               
Total reductions in stock   −8676   −2921 −1228    −1186 −565 −74 −182    
Closing area km 2 (2012) 107,482 932,801 89,636 407,116 381,913 1,274,521 NA 142,009 75,942 17,225 4,872 1 56,811 2,125