Land Use Data for Latitude -23.25 Longitude -44.75

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


Cairu├žu Environmental Protection Area
Ilha de Porcos Pequena
Joatinga State Ecological Reserve
Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Serra da Bocaina National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Plantations
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Agriculture in protected areas
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics perhumid
Warm Tropics humid




Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Stimulant crops
Sugar Cane
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

300 to 329
330 to 359
above 360

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20
20 to 30

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.