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Major uses of land in the United States, 1992

Arthur B. Daugherty

Major uses of land in the United States, 1992

by Arthur B. Daugherty

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERS-NASS [distributor in Washington, D.C, Herndon, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land use, Rural -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Farms -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Rangelands -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Forests and forestry -- United States -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAn Economic Research Service report.
    StatementArthur B. Daugherty.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 723.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17791770M
    OCLC/WorldCa33981879

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    The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to United States federal Indian law and policy. Federal Indian policy – establishes the relationship between the United States Government and the Indian Tribes within its borders. The Constitution gives the federal government primary responsibility for dealing with tribes. Law and U.S. public policy related to Native. The general trends of land use from to in the southwest show significant decreases in forests, increases in special uses (highways, roads, airports, Federal and State parks, wilderness areas, wildlife refuges, national defense and industrial uses and urban areas), decreases in pastures, and either an increase or an unchanged amount of land as cropland.

    global terrestrial land surface and has degraded about 60% of the ecosystems services in the past 50 years alone. Land use and land cover (LUCC) change has been the most visible indicator of the human footprint and the most important driver of loss of biodiversity and other forms of land degradation. Land surveyors are generally licensed by the state and must pass certain examinations for competency. Educational requirements generally are a college degree and a major in engineering or mathematics. 4. Three types of land descriptions are used in the United States File Size: 31KB.


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Daugherty How the Land Is Used The United States has a land area of about billion acres (fig. About 20 percent of the land area was cropland in26 percent was grassland pasture and range, 29 percent was forest-use land (total forest.

Major uses in. were forest-use land, million acres (28 percent); grassland pasture and. range, million (26 percent); cropland, million (20 percent); miscella. neous other uses, million (13 percent); and special uses, million acres. (13 percent).

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