Land Use Data for Latitude 45.25 Longitude -0.75

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

Locations

Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord
Estuaire de la Gironde : Marais du Blayais
Estuaire de la Gironde : marais du Blayais
Marais du Nord M├ędoc

Agricultural Land Uses

Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Urban land

Ecosystems

Temperate humid

Livestock

Buffaloes
Cattle
Pigs
Poultry
Sheep

Crops

Cereals and cereal products
Maize
Oil-bearing crops
Sunflower Seed
Wheat

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Histosols (Peat and muck soils)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Luvisols
Solonchaks (Saline)

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

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.