Land Use Data for Latitude 17.25 Longitude 44.75

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

Locations

Southwestern Arabian foothills savanna ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Urban land
Bare areas - Extensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Deserts

Livestock

Cattle
Goats
Poultry
Sheep

Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Sand Dunes

Terrain

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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

0
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.