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Plants Database

The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

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Prime Farmland

Trends in prime farmland for 1982-2017, at 5-year intervals, by land type and state based on the National Resources Inventory (NRI). Data can be filtered, graphed, mapped, and downloaded by state, year, land type (e.g., cropland).

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Rapid Carbon Assessment (RaCA)

The Rapid Carbon Assessment (RaCA) was initiated by the USDA-NRCS Soil and Plant Science Division in 2010.

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Raster Soil Surveys (RSS)

Raster Soil Survey is a reference to the products of soil survey work completed using digital soil mapping methodologies.

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RCA Data Viewer

New data visualization tools are now available. Users can graph, map, and download customized datasets based on practices applied through NRCS programs and survey data on land use, soil erosion, and prime farmland from the National Resources Inventory (NRI).

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Snow and Water Data Collection and Stewardship

The National Water and Climate Center manages over 30, applications and keeps them continuously available. This page reviews how NRCS collects data from remote snow and water data collection sites, facilitates data quality assurance and control, and makes that data available to the public.

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Snow and Water Interactive Map

The Snow and Water Interactive Map displays both current and historic hydrometeorological data in an easy-to-use, visual interface. 

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Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting

NRCS hydrologists manage a comprehensive network of manually-measured snow courses and automated Snow Telemetry (SNOTEL) monitoring sites throughout the West, manage the data collection process, and estimate the runoff that will occur when it melts.

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Soil Data Mart - Wisconsin

The following links to data are not static; these links pull information and hits from the official soils database live. Interactive maps and dynamic reports are available below.