Land Use Data for Latitude 50.25 Longitude 115.75

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


Daurskiy Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Boreal drylands



Growing Period (days)

90 to 119

Soil Types

Chernozems (Black soils rich in organic matter)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Kastanozems (Dark brown soils rich in organic matter)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20
20 to 30

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals

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.