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The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS): Mobile Apps and Collaboration For Optimizing Climate Change Investments

Massive investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation are projected during coming decades. The return on both types of investments can be increased through an understanding of land potential.

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Two New Mobile Apps for Rangeland Inventory and Monitoring by Landowners and Land Managers

Opportunities for rangeland inventory and monitoring have been transformed by innovations in both indicator and methods standardization and new technologies.

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Measurement of Soil Color: A Comparison Between Smartphone Camera and the Munsell Color Charts

Soil color is one of the most useful soil properties for assessing and monitoring soil health. Here we present results of tests of a new soil color app for mobile phones.

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LandPKS: A New Tool for Sustainable Land-Use Planning and Management

One of the major causes of poverty is poor land use planning and management. To address this issue, new technologies are needed that inform more sustainable land use planning and management.

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Approaches for Improving Field Soil Identification

Researchers developed two approaches for non-soil-scientists to identify the correct soil map unit component (COMP) from a location alone or location together with easily observed field data.

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The Role of LandPKS for Wildlife Conservation

In Kenya, the Land Potential Knowledge System has been providing a valuable tool to help land managers, researchers, and rangeland managers effectively conserve and restore biodiversity.

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Utilization Methods

Utilization data can be an effective management tool to evaluate and modify the impact of grazing animals on soil, water, and vegetation resources.

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