Skip to main content

Table 3 Land use and cover patterns of Gelda catchment between 2004 and 2014, Northwestern highlands of Ethiopia

From: Implications of land use/cover dynamics on soil erosion potential of agricultural watershed, northwestern highlands of Ethiopia

No Land cover classes 2004 2014
Area (ha) % Area (ha) %
1 Farmland and settlement 13,882.86 52.86 14,260.95 54.3
2 Grassland 7933.32 30.2 1931.67 7.35
3 Shrubs 2915.28 11.1 8464.5 32.23
4 Forest cover 1247.4 4.75 959.31 3.65
5 Bare soil cover 286.11 1.09 648.54 2.47
  Total area 26,264.97 100 26,264.97 100