Land Use Data for Latitude -7.25 Longitude -40.25

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

Locations

Chapada do ArarĂ­pe Environmental Protection Area
Chapada do Araripe

Agricultural Land Uses

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

Ecosystems

Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands

Livestock

Cattle
Pigs
Poultry
Sheep

Crops

Beans Dry
Cereals and cereal products
Grain (dried)
MIXED
Maize
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209

Soil Types

Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)
Luvisols
Lixisols
Regosols (Other)

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

0
0 to 2
2 to 10
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

40 to 50
50 to 75

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.