Land-Use and Land-Cover Change in Three Corn Belt Ecoregions: Similarities and Differences


  • Roger F. Auch,

  • Chris Laingen,

  • Mark A. Drummond,

  • Kristi L. Sayler,

  • Ryan R. Reker,

  • Michelle A. Bouchard,

  • Jeffery J. Danielson



Land use categorical changes, though not as numerous as one might suspect, vary by type within the three designated ecozones of the Corn Belt with the westernmost zone showing the most temporary change vis-a-vis the more permanent changes taking place in the eastern and central zones.