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Fire ecology and management in lowland riparian ecosystems of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico

Publications Posted on: December 06, 2019
Lowland riparian ecosystems, defined as those occurring at elevations at or below 5,000 feet (1,564 meters), constitute a small fraction of total land area in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, yet they are extremely important to human livelihoods and biotic communities.

100 years of vegetation change at the Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest

Projects Posted on: March 08, 2019
This project incorporates historical data collected at the Sierra Ancha Experimental Forest nearly 100 years ago to determine how plant communities have changed over that period of time.

Long Term Ecological Monitoring Program on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska: An FIA adjunct inventory

Publications Posted on: July 15, 2009
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KENWR) has a legislative mandate "to conserve fish and wildlife populations and habitats in their natural diversity". To improve our understanding of spatial and temporal variation at the landscape level, we are developing the Long Term Ecological Monitoring Program (LTEMP) to assess change in biota on the sample frame used by the USDA Forest Inventory and Analysis program (FIA).