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Table 4 Land cover classes and their distribution and C values for the Geleda watershed

From: Erosion risk assessment for prioritization of conservation measures in Geleda watershed, Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia

Land cover Area (ha) C value References
Cultivated land 22,816 0.15 Hurni (1985); Bewket and Teferi (2009); Tadesse and Abebe (2014)
Forest 186 0.001 Hurni (1985); Reusing et al. (2000); Morgan (2005)
Shrub land 778 0.014 Wischmeier and Smith (1978); Abate (2011); Gelagay and Minale (2016)
Grassland 1471 0.01 Hurni (1985); Morgan (2005); Bewket and Teferi (2009); Abate (2011); Tadesse and Abebe (2014)
Built-up areas 358 0.09 Ganasri and Ramesh (2015)
Total 25,609