Table 1: Topographic characteristics of each sampling unit in the eight LUSMS selected for soil quality assessment within the Mai-Negus catchment in northern Ethiopia.

LUSMSSampling Unit 1Sampling Unit 2Sampling Unit 3
Elevation
(m)
Slope
(%)
UTMaElevation
(m)
Slope
(%)
UTM Elevation
(m)
Slope
(%)
UTM
LatitudeLongitudeLatitudeLongitudeLatitudeLongitude

LS121757463657156148221705.5463856156159221736.24640391561523
LS221244.5463383156041121525463615156050321385.54632481560503
LS321365463425156119321655.5463489156146621515.04635351561614
LS421686463592156125021456.5462538156145421576.04631681561832
LS521416.5463606156133821637463317156176321526.84637071561912
LS621656463734156145921365.5463363156150021515.84641241561328
LS721626.5462810156131421557462641156161421596.84640271561202
LS821497462795156115221385462745156171821446.04639131562153

aUniversal Transverse Mercator 37 North (UTM-37N) in meters is the projection system.
LUSMS: land use and soil management systems; LS1: natural forest (reference); LS2: plantation of protected area; LS3: grazed land; LS4: teff (Eragrostis tef)-faba bean (Vicia faba) rotation; LS5: teff-wheat (Triticum vulgare)/Barley (Hordeum vulgare) rotation; LS6: teff monocropping; LS7: Maize (Zea mays) mono-cropping; LS8: uncultivated-marginal land system.