38 billion tons nationwide 765 million tons nationwide Source: USDA NRCS 2007 National Resources Inventory by Steve Werbiow, Werbiow Communications
What does NRI stand for?
NRI stands for National Resources Inventory
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- National Reining Horse Youth Association (Oklahoma City, OK)
- Nanoelectronics Research Initiative
- Nanosystem Research Institute (Japan)
- NASMHPD Research Institute
- National Recovery Institutes
- National Rejectors, Inc. (various locations)
- National Remembrance Institute
- National Republic of Iran
- National Research Initiative (USDA)
- National Research Institute
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National Resources Inventory data would have been used if the data were more recent than 1997.
The finding comes from the National Resources Inventory, a national land use survey released every five years.
The report, which summarizes the USDA's 1997 National Resources Inventory (NRI), reveals that development has doubled during the last decade to more than three million acres a year.
More recent figures suggest that erosion has since dropped by close to 40 percent, says Warren Lee, acting director of the USDA division that puts out the National Resources Inventory.
The USDA's National Resources Inventory (that contains the development data) is a study of the nation's nonfederal land that is conducted every five years.
Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces that data from the National Resources Inventory (NRI) is available on its Web site at nhq.
The 1992 National Resources Inventory, released recently, shows that erosion on Ohio's cultivated land dropped 15 percent in the decade which ended in 1992.