Major Land Uses in the United States
Entry ID: USDA0061

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Summary
Abstract: The Economic Research Service (ERS) has been a source of major land use estimates in the United States for over 50 years, and the related U.S. cropland used for crops series dates back to 1910. The Major Land Uses (MLU) series is the only consistent accounting of all major uses of public and private land in the United States. The consistent series was started in 1945, and has since been published ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 25.0   E: -67.0   W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Major Land Uses in the United States
Online Resource: http://www.ers.usda.gov/data/majorlanduses/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1945-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31
Quality Data distributed with this product may include both published and
unpublished statistics in the public domain. Distribution in this
form does not imply U.S. Department of Agriculture approval of a
particular data series or statistic, nor does the Department attest to
their accuracy. Moreover, the Economic Research Service makes no
warranty that data supplied in this form are either accurate
transcriptions from source materials or appropriate for a particular
user purpose.
Originating Center
Data Center
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/
Dataset ID: 89003

Data Center Personnel
Name: ARTHUR DAUGHERTY
Phone: 202-219-0424
Fax: 202-219-0473
Email: arthurd at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Natural Resources and Environment Division (NRED)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 412
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-219-0424
Fax: 202-219-0473
Email: arthurd at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Natural Resources and Environment Division (NRED)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 412
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA
Publications/References
SOURCE REFERENCES:

Major statistical series of U.S. Department of Agriculture -
Agricultural Handbook #671, Volume 6 (land values and land use).
Economic Research Service list of data products. Major uses of land
in the U.S.: 1992 - Agricultural Economics Report #723 of Economic
Research Service - USDA - September 1995.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-17
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