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Land quality
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Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD)
The convention addressed land degradation in dryland regions, particularly in Africa. This site contains documents from the convention itself, the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INCD), and more.


Earth Resources Observation System (EROS) Data Center
The EROS Data Center (EDC) is among the largest earth science information bases.


FAO Land and Water Development Division (AGL)
AGL develops and implements programmes that deal with soil, water and plant nutrient resources assessment, conservation and development.


Gap Analysis Program (GAP)
GAP provides regional assessments of the conservation status of native vertebrate species and natural land cover types for land management purposes.


Oak Ridge Data Active Archive Center
The Oak Ridge DAAC provides access to biogeochemical dynamics data on terrestrial ecosystems.


University of Maryland Global Land Cover Facility
The GLCF facilitates the development and distribution of land science products based upon land cover research programmes that address critical environmental issues.


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
USGS provides geologic, topographic, and hydrologic information including descriptions and analyses of the water, energy, and mineral resources, land surface, underlying geologic structure, natural hazards, and dynamic processes of the earth.

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