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Table 6 Percentages of land cover types for West Rennell Island, East Rennell Island (ERWHS) and Rennell Island as a whole

From: Monitoring and assessment of endangered UNESCO World Heritage Sites using space technology: a case study of East Rennell, Solomon Islands

Type West Rennell Island East Rennell Island Rennell Island
Area (km2) Percent (%) Area (km2) Percent (%) Area (km2) Percent (%)
Undisturbed forest 443.83 92.34 187.76 52.53 631.59 75.36
Reclaimed forest 18.62 3.87 0 0 18.62 2.22
Farmland 4.76 0.99 3.04 0.85 7.8 0.93
Un-reclaimed forest 3.84 0.8 0 0 3.84 0.46
Grassland 0.16 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.21 0.03
Bare land 0.73 0.15 0.1 0.03 0.84 0.10
Building 0.07 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.11 0.01
Road 1.11 0.23 0.11 0.03 1.22 0.15
Waterbody 0 0 159.89 44.73 159.89 19.08
Coast 7.47 1.55 6.5 1.82 13.96 1.67
Airport 0.05 0.01 0 0 0.05 0.01