Land Use Data for Latitude -24.25 Longitude -55.25

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

Locations

Bosque Mbaracay├║
Bosque Mbaracay├║ Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Agro forestry
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Warm Tropics perhumid

Livestock

Cattle
Pigs
Poultry
Sheep

Crops

Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green
Maize
Oil-bearing crops
Soybeans
Stimulant crops
Sugar Cane
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

330 to 359
above 360

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Lixisols

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30
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.