Working in a rather mountainous area is interesting but can be a challenge when trying to determine land use through satellite imagery. Cropping land is mainly located in the plains where fields are usually of a larger size, easy to distinguish from surrounding pastures and other area. Orchards, on the other hand, are located in the mountains,…
Found some nice old soil maps of Iraq and the rest of the world at European Digital Archive of Soil Maps – EuDASM. They are from the mid 20th century, but soil types do not change that rapidly. Have a look!