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National Resources Inventory - NRI

What is NRI?

History of National Resources Inventories (NRI)
Maryland NRI
Highlights

Significant findings for 1997

Urban
Crop and Pasture Land
Forestland
Prime Farmland
Land Capability Classification

Maps

These publications require Adobe Acrobat.

Maryland MLRA Map
(PDF; 452 KB)
Maryland Regional Map (PDF; 66 KB)
Maryland 8 digit Watershed Map (PDF; 338 KB)

Graphics

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Crop Land Cover by Watershed
(PDF; 33 KB)
Broad Land Use
(PDF; 352 KB)
Predominant forest type for each MLRA
(PDF; 63 KB)
Erosion T Factors for 8-digit Watersheds
(PDF; 39 KB)
Land Capability and Prime Soil Material
(PDF; 18 KB)

Urban

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Urban Land Distribution by Region
(PDF; 78 KB)
Urban Land Acres by County
(PDF; 382 KB)
Urban Land Change (1982-1997)
(PDF; 466 KB)

National NRI Home Page


Contact

Dean Cowherd
State Soil Scientist (acting)
Email: dean.cowherd@md.usda.gov
Phone: 443-482-2931