Land Use Data for Latitude 53.75 Longitude 8.75

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

Locations

Aßbütteler und Herrschaftliches Moor
Ahlen-Falkenberger Moor, Seen bei Bederkesa
Dorumer Moor
Niederung von Geeste und Grove
Sellstedter See und Ochsentriftmoor

Agricultural Land Uses

Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Agriculture in protected areas
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Temperate humid

Livestock

Cattle
Goats
Pigs

Crops

Barley
Cereals and cereal products
Rapeseed
Wheat

Growing Period (days)

180 to 209

Soil Types

Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0 to 0.5
0.5 to 2

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Bielibetrieb Nordenham (Processing Plant)Silver
Nordenhamzn (Processing Plant)Zinc, Cadmium

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.