FIGURE 2-3 Global estimate of land use and land cover for (a) 1700, (b) 1900, and (c) 1990. The human-disturbed landscape includes intensive cropland (red) and marginal cropland used for grazing (pink). Other landscape includes, for example, tropical evergreen and deciduous forest (dark green), savannah (light green), grassland and steppe (yellow), open shrubland (maroon), temperate deciduous forest (blue), temperate needleleaf evergreen forest (light yellow), and hot desert (orange). SOURCE: Klein Goldewijk (2001).



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