Land Use Data for Latitude 18.25 Longitude -71.75

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


Enriquillo Lake
Enriquillo wetlands ecoregion
Sierra de Bahoruco
Sierra de Bahoruco National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Vertisols (Heavy clay)


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

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
75 to 100

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Las MercedesAluminum
Limestone Quarry Cabo RojoLimestone, General
Savane ZombiAluminum

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.