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Table 7 Land use change matrix (2003–2014)

From: Assessment of land use change and its effect on soil carbon stock using multitemporal satellite data in semiarid region of Rajasthan, India

Land use Water Settlement Wasteland Dry deciduous Thorn Scrubland Cropland Plantation Fallow Total area in 2003 (ha)
Water 7.09 3.57        0.16 12.23
Settlement 0.16 67.32        2.13 69.61
Wasteland   11.88 136.83   5.77 44.86 13.22 8.26 64.14 284.97
Dry deciduous   1.33 6.82 2493.35 74.65 21.29 14.32 17.22 60.09 2689.07
Thorn   21.11 129.96 58.05 912.73 255.93 24.53 16.25 108.80 1527.35
Scrubland   18.89 204.73 5.55 254.15 608.34 242.97 48.69 163.35 1546.67
Cropland    13.80 1.27 9.23 0.82 762.40 370.95 330.59 1489.08
Plantation   1.92 0.11 2.14 0.12 0.19 52.52 361.83 191.43 610.28
Fallow land   73.78 14.55 16.57 28.88 8.03 416.58 181.99 816.37 1556.75
Total area in 2014(ha) 7.25 199.81 506.80 2576.93 1285.52 939.46 1526.55 1005.21 1738.47 9786.01