Land Use Data for Latitude -24.75 Longitude -46.75

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


Serra do Mar coastal forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Plantations
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Urban land


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics perhumid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Sugar Cane
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

above 360

Soil Types

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


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)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30
30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Pocos De CaldasREE

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.