Land Use Data for Latitude 48.25 Longitude -69.75

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

Locations

Île Rouge
Batture Batture aux Alouettes and mouth of Saguenay River
Saguenay - St. Lawrence Marine Park
Tadoussac

Agricultural Land Uses

Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)

Ecosystems

Boreal drylands

Livestock

Cattle
Goats

Crops

Barley
Cereals and cereal products
Maize
Soybeans

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149
150 to 179

Soil Types

Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Podzols

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

0

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

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.