Land Use Data for Latitude 48.75 Longitude 49.75

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

Locations

Kamysh-Samarskie Lakes

Agricultural Land Uses

Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Bare areas - Extensive pastoralism
Bare areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism

Ecosystems

Temperate drylands

Livestock

Cattle
Goats
Pigs
Sheep

Crops

Oil-bearing crops
Potatoes
Roots tubers
Sunflower Seed

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Kastanozems (Dark brown soils rich in organic matter)
Solonetz (Alkali and sodic)

Terrain

Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0 to 0.5
0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

40 to 50

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.