Land Use Data for Latitude 50.75 Longitude 7.25

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

Locations

Agger
Basaltsteinbrüche Hühnerberg und Eudenberg / Tongrube Eudenbach
Basaltsteinbruch Eitorf/ Stein
Immerkopf
Kaolingrube Oedingen
Königsforst
Loopebach
Naafbachtal
Rodderberg
Siebengebirge
Sieg
Siegaue und Siegmündung
Thielenbruch
Tongrube / Steinbruch Oberauel
Tongrube Niederpleis
Tongrube Weiß
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Wahner Heide'
Vogelschutzgebiet Königsforst
Vogelschutzgebiet Kottenforst-Waldville
Waldreservat Kottenforst
Wohmbach und Zuflüsse

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land

Ecosystems

Temperate humid

Livestock

Cattle
Pigs

Crops

Barley
Cereals and cereal products
Sugar Beets
Wheat

Growing Period (days)

180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

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

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Bensberg Mines (Underground)Lead, Silver, Zinc
Luderich Bensberg Zn - Pb MineZinc, Lead, Silver
Vanadium Operation (Processing Plant)Vanadium
Vanadium Operations (Processing Plant)Vanadium

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.