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Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)

Main Project Information
Presented By USDA
Goal Technology & knowledge for sustainable land mgmt decisions
Task Programming support, local climate data, photo analysis
Where Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) United States

We are developing and implementing a global, open-source, digital platform that provides people with the tools and knowledge needed to assess their land's potential to be productive, resilient, and healthy. This knowledge and the submitted crowdsourced data on soil, vegetation, and crops are open for all to utilize.

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If interested in participating in the LandPKS project, please contact us at

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Ideal Age Group High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults
Ideal Frequency Just once
Average Time Less than an hour
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags climate change, crowdsourcing, land potential, open data, resilience, restoration, soil science
Project Updated 01/30/2018