Table 3: Soil desertification sensitivity standard classification.

IndexSlight sensitivityLight sensitivityMedium sensitivityHeavy sensitivityExtreme sensitivity

Moisture degree index>0.650.5–0.650.20–0.500.05–0.20<0.05
Windy days in winter and spring ( 6 m/s)<1515–3030–4545–60>60
Soil texturePedestal rockViscidityGravelLoamy textureSandiness
Vegetation coverDenseModerateLowThinBare land
Value13579
Classification value (DS)1.0–2.02.1–4.04.1–6.06.1–8.0>8.0