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Guidelines for measuring the physical, chemical, and biological condition of wilderness ecosystemsAuthor(s): Douglas G Fox; J. Christopher Bernabo; Betsy Hood
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-146. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 48 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionGuidelines include a large number of specific measures to characterize the existing condition of wilderness resources. Measures involve the atmospheric environment, water chemistry and biology, geology and soils, and flora. Where possible, measures are coordinated with existing long-term monitoring programs. Application of the measures will allow more effective evaluation of proposed new air pollution sources.
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CitationFox, Douglas G; Bernabo, J. Christopher; Hood, Betsy. 1987. Guidelines for measuring the physical, chemical, and biological condition of wilderness ecosystems. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-146. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 48 p.
Keywordsmonitoring, wilderness, baseline conditions, air pollution, atmospheric deposition
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