land use

Land use map of Bonaire

Land use map Bonaire at 2x2 m2 resolution, based on a classified Pleiades composite orthophoto  the Bonaire vegetation survey and field observations from 2017, 2019 and 2020 by Mucher,C.A., Janssen, J., de Freitas, J., Schaminee, J., Houtepen, E., van Blerk, J., Coolen, Q., Bertual, P. and Verweij, P.

Distinguished classes:

  • Built-up
  • Urban bare soil
  • Road
  • Urban green
  • Bare soil and pioneer vegetation
  • Sandy beaches
  • Low scrub and mangrove
  • Low scrub
  • Low scrub with cactus
  • High scrub
  • High scrub with cactus
  • Forest
  • Mangrove
  • Salina
  • Salt ponds
  • Crystalizer ponds
  • Deep sea
  • Shallow coastal waters
  • Lagoon
  • Shallow inland waters

Read the report here.

Date
2020
Data type
Maps and Charts
Theme
Research and monitoring
Document
Geographic location
Bonaire
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Historical land use and sample location map of Bonaire

The photo-geological observations and land capability's land use survey of the island of Bonaire shows
1. topographical features and land use data based on aerial photographs (year of photography 1949)
2. location and analysis of soil and water samples

Date
1956
Data type
Maps and Charts
Theme
Research and monitoring
Geographic location
Bonaire
Image