Land Use Data for Latitude 14.75 Longitude -88.75

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Celaque National Park
Central American pine-oak forests ecoregion
Montana de Celaque

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Agriculture - Large scale Irrigation (>25% pixel size)
Agriculture in protected areas
Bare areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Warm Tropics humid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Beans Dry
Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Grain (dried)

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299
300 to 329

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Kastanozems (Dark brown soils rich in organic matter)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40
40 to 50

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
CorquinBentonite, Gold
Las CrucitasAntimony
Piedra De La MinaSilver, Lead, Zinc, Copper, Gold
Qda.De LeonAntimony
San Andres MineSilver, Gold
YaruconteGold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Copper

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.