Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership

Land Resources

The major land resource areas within the U.S. portion of the Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership region are land resource units, characterized by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. These land resource units represent geographic areas with similar soil, water resources, climate, vegetation, and land-use features.


Percentage of U.S. Land Area in Mollisols1

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Reference:
  1. Mollisols are the soils formed in grasslands; for more information on mollisols and other soil types, follow the link to soils.ag.uidaho.edu/soilorders/mollisols.htm.