What is Land Potential?

Land potential is defined as the inherent potential of the land to sustainably generate ecosystem services. Management determines whether the inherent potential is sustainably realized. Land potential includes three elements: (1) inherent potential for generation of ecosystem services, (2) potential degradation resistance, and (3) potential resilience, which is the capacity to recover following degradation .....read more

Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS)

We are developing a cloud-based, land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS) that will allow the potential of land to be defined explicitly and dynamically for unique and constantly changing soil and climate conditions.....read more

Additional Resources

Check out our publication list for more information related to sustainable land management, land potential, resistance and resilience, and soil conservation.....read more

Related Projects

Check out our other web-based applications focused on land potential, geo-semantic searching, and provision of sustainable land management tools produces here at the Jornada…..read more