Nature & Science

Ecological Tpes of the Upper Gunnison Basin

Ecological Types
of the
Upper Gunnison Basin 

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This publication comes in two formats, the Desk Guide and the Field Guide.

The Desk Guide is 868  81" pages when printed, and contains full keys and descriptions for all the Ecological Types of the Upper Gunnison Basin (map).

The Field Guide is 298  6quot; pages when printed. It is an abridgement of the Desk Guide for field use.

NOTE:  A small quantity of both documents were printed, so paper copies may not be available. However, you can request a compact disk containing these files.

Desk Guide

Document Title Pages Size in KB
Title, Contents, Acknowledgements, Summary [i] - xi 594
Introduction 1 - 3 208
Vegetation of the Upper Gunnison Basin 4 - 9 424
Soils, Geology and Landforms 10 - 45 1,333
Climate 46 - 59 1,483
Methods Used for Field Data and Analysis 60 - 64 311
Key to Ecological Types and Community Types, and Table 65 - 117 2,346
Description of Ecological Types 118 - 133 1,502
    Series 1.  Rocky Mountain Juniper 134 - 140 430
    Series 2.  Ponderosa Pine 141 - 157 788
    Series 3.  Bristlecone Pine 158 - 167 641
    Series 4.  Douglas-Fir 168 - 219 3,489
    Series 5.  Blue Spruce Uplands 220 - 231 734
    Series 6.  Lodgepole Pine 232 - 245 829
    Series 7.  Subalpine Fir-Douglas-Fir 246 - 258 815
    Series 8.  Subalpine Fir-Engelmann Spruce 259 - 306 2,584
    Series 9.  Limber Pine 307 - 310 258
    Series 10.  Aspen 311 - 337 1,358
    Series 11.  Narrowleaf Cottonwood 338 - 357 1,128
    Series 12.  Blue and Engelmann Spruces-Subalpine Fir Riparian 358 - 381 981
    Series 13.  Yellow Willow 382 - 394 802
    Series 14.  Blue Willow-Serviceberry Willow-Booth Willow 395 - 409 991
    Series 15.  Planeleaf Willow-Wolf Willow-Bog Birch 410 - 432 1,300
    Series 16.  Grayleaf Willow-Barrenground 433 - 438 427
    Series 17.  Water Sedge 439 - 446 708
    Series 18.  Indian Ricegrass-Needle-and-Thread 447 - 455 536
    Series 19.  Arizona Fescue 456 - 469 801
    Series 20.  Thurber Fescue 470 - 490 1,127
    Series 21.  Osha 491 - 498 526
    Series 22.  Idaho Fescue 499 - 502 443
    Series 23.  Timber Oatgrass 503 - 507 504
    Series 24.  Purple Pinegrass 508 - 512 356
    Series 25.  Utah Serviceberry-Saskatoon Serviceberry 513 - 555 2,042
    Series 26.  Rocky Tall-Shrublands 556 - 560 271
    Series 27.  Wyoming Big Sagebrush 561 - 573 636
    Series 28.  Black Sagebrush 574 - 585 680
    Series 29.  Big Sagebrush-Antelope Bitterbrush 586 - 626 1,793
    Series 30.  Mountain Big Sagebrush 627 - 646 1,008
    Series 31.  Low Sagebrush 647 - 662 710
    Series 32.  Silver Sagebrush 663 - 668 329
    Alpine Ecological Types 669 - 678 984
Discussion 679 - 685 380
Glossary 686 - 705 683
Literature Cited 706 - 743 748
Index 744 - 755 378
Appendix A.  Plant Species of the Upper Gunnison Basin 756 - 787 5,687
Appendix B.  Management of Plant Species 788 - 857 4,196
Appendix C.  Codes for Geological Map Units 858 90

Field Guide

Document Title Pages Size in KB
Title and Summary [i] - iii 183
Introduction 1 - 4 444
Key to Ecological Types 5 - 25 490
Key to Series 26 - 47 1,289
    FD - Series 1-6 - Part 1 48 - 65 1,067
    FD - Series 1-6 - Part 2 66 - 77 613
    FD - Series 1-6 - Part 3 78 - 93 870
    FL - Series 7-9 94 - 117 1,482
    FM - Series 10 118 - 127 622
    FR - Series 11-12 128 - 147 1,184
    RI - Series 13-17 148 - 177 1,902
    GA - Series 18-24 178 - 197 1,433
    SA - Series 25-26 198 - 217 1,195
    SB - Series 27-28 218 - 225 498
    SS - Series 29 226 - 245 962
    SU - Series 30-32 246 - 265 1,041
    AL - Alpine Types 266 - 275 1,065
Glossary 276 - 283 152
Plant Species and Codes 284 - 290 639
Index 291 - 295 370

 

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