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Table 7 Land use and cover change matrix of the Gelda catchment (1995–2004)

From: Land use/cover dynamics and its drivers in Gelda catchment, Lake Tana watershed, Ethiopia

Change from LULC 2004 (ha)
LUT Shrubs Forest cover Farmland and settlement Grassland Bare ground Total
Change from LULC 1995 (ha)
 Shrubs 1012.92 354.97 922.61 493.65 14.24 2798.39
 Forest cover 30.06 474.39 404.8 17.43 34.85 961.53
 Farmland and settlement 1097.79 351.86 10634.7 4125.97 44.9 16255.19
 Grassland 749.39 42.93 1834.12 3086.21 154.39 5867.04
 Bare ground 23.76 7.65 68.49 208.8 72.18 380.88
Total 13882.86 2915.28 286.11 7933.32 1247.4 Total
  1. N.B. Entries on the cell of the matrix along the diagonal in italic indicated no change was observed in LULC classes, i.e., no loss or no gain