Land Use Data for Latitude -1.25 Longitude -80.25

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


Ecuadorian dry forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Plantations
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands




Cocoa Beans
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Stimulant crops

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)


Plain or plateau

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

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.