Water erosion on U.S. cropland

tons, 1982–2015

Info Edit
Data Item1982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Million tons per year1,604.671,567.761,530.841,493.931,457.011,420.101,362.821,305.531,248.251,190.961,133.681,107.631,081.591,055.541,029.501,003.451,001.30999.15997.00994.85992.70980.00967.30954.60941.90929.20934.26939.32944.37949.43954.49967.01979.53992.05
Tons per acre per year3.823.763.693.633.563.503.393.293.183.082.972.912.852.792.732.672.682.682.692.692.702.682.662.632.612.592.602.612.622.632.642.662.692.71

Cropland includes cultivated and non-cultivated cropland.

Source: USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service 2015 National Resources Inventory