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Resilience and resistance in sagebrush ecosystems are associated with seasonal temperature and water availability

View article. In this study, we used longer-term data to evaluate the relationships among soil climate conditions, perennial herbaceous cover, and cheatgrass cover following fuel management treatments across the environmental gradients that...

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Resilience and resistance of sagebrush ecosystems: Implications for state and transition models and management treatments

View article. In sagebrush ecosystems invasion of annual exotics and expansion of pinyon and juniper are altering fire regimes and resulting in large-scale ecosystem transformations. Management treatments aim to increase resilience to...

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Tapping soil survey information for rapid assessment of sagebrush ecosystem resilience and resistance

View article. On the Ground Emerging applications of ecosystem resilience and resistance concepts in sagebrush ecosystems allow managers to better predict and mitigate impacts of wildfire and invasive annual grasses. Widely available...

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Hard-copy resources available to you

Want to beef-up your library? You can request the following resources in hard copy from Génie (listed in order of most recent publication date). You can also add them to your electronic...

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop – 3rd Annual

SAVE THE DATE The 3rd Annual (2019) workshop will be at Hotel 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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Low-tech riparian and wet meadow restoration increases productivity and resilience in semiarid rangelands

View article. In this study, we use freely available, satellite remote sensing to explore changes in vegetation productivity(normalized difference vegetation index) of three distinct, low-tech, riparian and wet meadow restoration projects. Case...

Low offspring survival in mountain pine beetle infesting the resistant Great Basin bristlecone pine

View paper. In this study cut bolts of Great Basin bristlecone pine and two susceptible host tree species, limber (P. flexilis) and lodgepole (P. contorta) pines were infested with adult mountain pine...

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State-and-transition simulation modeling of landscape dynamics using ST-Sim

This course (cost: $450) provides a foundation for developing and running state-and-transition simulation models of landscape change using the free ST-Sim software. The course covers state-and-transition simulation modeling concepts, how to use...

Aspen Spatial Bibliography

Access the bibliography. This interactive map and database highlights aspen research as it relates to regions in primarily North America.

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Fire and grazing influence site resistance to cheatgrass invasion

Access article. USGS scientists Lea Condon and David Pyke tested the idea that biotic communities mediate the effects of disturbances such as fire and grazing on site resistance by using structural equation...