Land Use Data for Latitude 30.25 Longitude -94.25

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Urban land
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Subtropical drylands



Growing Period (days)

300 to 329
330 to 359

Soil Types



Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
Barry & Barry Pit Dredge (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Beaumont Plant (Processing Plant)Bromine
Beaumont Sulfur Plant (Processing Plant)Sulfur
Beeco PitSand and Gravel, Construction
L O Block Sand Co (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Larry Tinkle Sand Co (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Rose City PitSand and Gravel, Construction
Rose City Pit (Surface)Silica
Rose City Sand Pit (Surface)Silica
Sour Lake Salt DomeHalite
Spindletop Dome Sulfur Mine (Underground)Sulfur
Spindletop WellsBromine

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.