Land Use Data for Latitude 16.75 Longitude 42.75

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

Locations

Jizan Bay
Khawr Wahlan

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Urban land
Bare areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Deserts

Livestock

Cattle
Goats
Poultry
Sheep

Crops

Sorghum

Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Solonchaks (Saline)

Terrain

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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

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.