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The U.S. landscape has undergone substantial changes since Europeans first arrived. Many land use changes are attributable to human activity. Historical data concerning these changes are frequently limited and often difficult to develop. Modeling historical land use changes may be neccessary. We…
Author(s): David P. Coulson, Linda Joyce
Keywords: landscape, land use changes, human activity, modeling land use trends, linear interpolation
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-111. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 55 p.
Year: 2003
New approaches and technologies to evaluate wildlife-habitat relations, implement integrated forest management, and improve public participation in the process are needed to implement ecosystem management. Presented here are five papers that examine ecosystem management concepts at international,…
Author(s): Mark H. Huff, Lisa K. Norris, J. Brian Nyberg, Nancy L. Wilkin, coords.
Keywords: Biodiversity, conservation planning, forest plantations, forest structure, land management planning, landscape, Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, protected areas, public participation, regional planning, resource conflicts, silvicultural treatments, sustainable forest development
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-336. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Station, 100 p. (Huff, Mark H.; McDonald, Stephen E., Gucinski, Hermann, tech. coords.; Applications of ecosystem management)
Year: 1994
Paleo-vegetation studies have shown that vegetation has changed in composition and extent in the intermountain Pacific Northwest over the past 20,000 years. Today, both natural and human-induced disturbances have long-term influence on the structure and composition of eastside vegetation.…
Author(s): Charles G. Johnson, Rodrick R. Clausnitzer, Peter J. Mehringer, Chadwick D. Oliver
Keywords: Pleistocene vegetation, pollen analysis, disturbance, stand development, succession, steepe ecosystem, forest ecosystem, shrublands, scablands, landscape
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-322. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 66 p. (Everett, Richard L., assessment team leader; Eastside forest ecosystem health assessment; Hessburg, Paul F., science team leader and tech. ed., Volume III: assessment.)
Year: 1994
Reference wetlands play an important role in efforts to protect wetlands and assess wetland condition. Because wetland vegetation integrates the influence of many ecological factors, a useful reference system would identify natural vegetation types and include models relating vegetation to…
Author(s): Diane De Steven, Maureen M. Toner
Keywords: Carolina bay, depressional wetlands, environmental gradients, hydrogeologic setting, hydroperiod, landscape, reference wetlands, wetland management, restoration, vegetation types
Source: Wetlands, Vol. 24. No. 1, March 2004. pp. 23-42.
Year: 2004
Managing forest resources for sustainability requires the successful integration of economic and ecological goals. To attain such integration, land managers need decision support tools that incorporate science, land-use strategies, and policy options to assess resources sustainability at large…
Author(s): Harbin Li, David L. Gartner, Pu Mou, Carl C. Trettin
Keywords: ecosystem management, landscape, decision-support system, sustainable forestry, habitat attribute model, habitat suitability
Source: Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 27 (2000) 263-292
Year: 2000
Wilderness ecosystems in the United States are federally mandated and set aside by the Wilderness Act. They are managed to minimize human impact using methods that leave these systems, to the extent possible, in their natural state uninfluenced by manipulation or disruption by humans. Management…
Author(s): R. C. Musselman, D. G Fox, A. W. Schoettle, C. M. Regan
Keywords: Snowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
Source: In: Musselman, R. C., technical coordinator. 1992. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 1-10.
Year: 1994
This landscape habitat description is based on a ground reconnaissance of the Lost Lake, West Glacier Lake, and East Glacier Lake portions of GLEES conducted during 10 days in July-September 1986 and on subsequent photo interpretation of 1:6000 scale color-infrared photographs. A ground check was…
Author(s): C. L. Simmons
Keywords: Snowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
Source: In: Musselman, R. C., technical coordinator. 1992. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 11-14.
Year: 1994
The initial habitat classification as described in Chapter 2 was conducted in 1986 and 1987 based upon field identification of plant species. A field collection of vascular plant species was made during the 1988, 1989, and 1990 summer seasons. The plant species collected were identified and…
Author(s): J. D. Haines, R. C. Musselman, C. M. Regan
Keywords: Snowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
Source: In: Musselman, R. C., technical coordinator. 1992. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 15-19.
Year: 1994
The Medicine Bow Mountains have a core of Precambrian rocks. They contain the boundary, the Cheyenne Belt, between the Wyoming Province to the NW and the accreted Proterozoic continental crust to the SE (Karlstrom and Houston 1984). The Wyoming Province consists of Archean rocks that are locally…
Author(s): E. A. Rochette
Keywords: Snowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
Source: In: Musselman, R. C., technical coordinator. 1994. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 20-22.
Year: 1994
This report describes the soils of the Lost Lake, West Glacier Lake, and East Glacier Lake watersheds of GLEES and presents the methods used in conducting both the field and laboratory work. In addition, general statements about the nature of the mapping units used in making the soil maps are…
Author(s): R. W. E. Hopper, P. M. Walthall
Keywords: Snowy Range, wilderness, subalpine, krummholz, subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, geology, floristics, landscape, soils, aquatics, atmosphere, meteorology, hydrology, snow, deposition, watershed, monitoring, air quality
Source: In: Musselman, R. C., technical coordinator. 1994. The Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-249. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. p. 23-29.
Year: 1994
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