Monitor rangelands across the USA

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Rangeland Analysis Platform

Data at your fingertips

Fast, powerful, and free, the Rangeland Analysis Platform is an innovative online tool that quickly visualizes and analyzes vegetation data for the United States. Launch the app to examine trends at pasture, ranch, watershed, or broader scales. Datasets include:


Big landscapes and big data

The Rangeland Analysis Platform combines satellite imagery with thousands of on-the-ground vegetation measurements collected by BLM, NPS, and NRCS. The power of cloud computing and machine learning technology allows the RAP to easily map vegetation across the United States.

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Monitor vegetation to improve rangelands

The Rangeland Analysis Platform provides powerful perspective and context for rangeland monitoring. Use it to develop new management strategies and to evaluate current or past management practices.

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