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Construction Materials (Substrate Class)

Component: Substrate

Unique Identifier: 365

Substrate Origin Anthropogenic Substrate
Substrate Class Construction Materials
Substrate Subclass Construction Reef
Construction Rubble
Construction Hash


Description
Definition Anthropogenic Substrate that is composed of any single construction material or combination of construction materials (concrete, brick, rebar, pipe, porcelain, fiberglass, rubber, plastic, < 50% wood, < 50% metal, etc.) that were manufactured by humans. This substrate may be composed of one or many types of these materials. If anthropogenic wood or metal constitute a dominant fraction of the materials, the substrate is classified as Anthropogenic Wood or Metal, accordingly. Shape for this substrate class is covered in the GC (e.g., Breakwater, Wreck (if fiberglass, ferrocement, etc.).