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Research Project: Improvement and Maintenance of a Knowledge of a Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-21600-001-093-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 30, 2021
End Date: Mar 30, 2025

The objective of this cooperative agreement is to promote scientific and academic cooperation between the USDA, Agricultural Research Service's research unit based at the Jornada Experimental Range (ARS) and the Cooperator. Cooperation activities include joint cooperative research and development projects regarding land management and the development of a Land-Potential Knowledge System.

Research and development activities concern primarily the continued development and implementation of a global Land-Potential Knowledge System in the United States. Research activities will be focused primarily on developing, evaluating and maintaining open-source and open-data mobile phone and cloud-based computing systems. These systems intended to support knowledge and information generation and sharing necessary to sustainably support increased agricultural production and other ecosystem services. Collaborative academic activities including seminars, workshops, scientific meetings, and training activities that planned according to mutual interests and requirements.