Table 1 Land use transition matrix of Guangdong Province between 2005 and 2013 (km2).

From: Spatial-temporal dynamics of carbon emissions and carbon sinks in economically developed areas of China: a case study of Guangdong Province

2013 Cropland Forest land Grassland Built-up land Water bodies Barren land Total
2005
Cropland 36058.99 1224.15 94.32 2096.09 642.74 2.81 40119.10
Forest land 2317.95 101744.08 228.42 1510.40 226.51 37.92 106065.27
Grassland 291.23 932.48 7351.20 281.08 49.14 13.99 8919.12
Built-up land 1008.50 267.87 16.72 10836.71 222.71 1.60 12354.11
Water bodies 288.20 136.10 11.12 492.00 7279.36 0.51 8207.28
Barren land 12.07 99.62 0.88 35.08 27.27 123.40 298.33
Total 39976.94 104404.30 7702.66 15251.36 8447.74 180.22 175963.21