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Research Project: Develop an Updated Plant Hardiness Map for the United States

Location: Crop Production and Protection

Project Number: 0206-22000-001-001-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2021
End Date: Sep 29, 2024

Cooperator will apply OSU PRISM technology to create an updated USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map for 1991-2020 at a high resolution and in several digital formats.

Create draft maps of 1991-2020 plant hardiness; Perform uncertainty analysis; Create standard deviation maps; Create documentation and web portal for Technical Review Team review; Conduct draft map review; Create separate maps for 1991-2005 and 2006-2020; Develop final maps; Create cartographic maps and images; Develop website information and datasets; and Complete documentation and wrap up.