2 edition of ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region found in the catalog.
ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region
G. Wayne Minshall
by Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Slidell, LA, [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Statement||by G. Wayne Minshall, Sherman E. Jensen, and William S. Platts.|
|Series||Biological report ;, 85(7.24) (September 1989), Biological report (Washington, D.C.) ;, 85-7.24.|
|Contributions||Jensen, Sherman E., Platts, William S., 1928-, National Wetlands Research Center (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.S7 M56 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 142 p. :|
|Number of Pages||142|
|LC Control Number||89600222|
Overall, the project has enhanced 82 miles of stream, 2, acres of riparian habitat, acres of rangeland (Kozlowski et al. ). Vegetation Productivity. For each restoration project, we assessed changes in vegetation productivity using the NDVI calculated from Cited by: 4. There is evidence that grazing, particularly in riparian habitats of the Great Basin, may negatively affect breeding birds that are associated with these habitats, including the Blackchinned and.
The lush vegetation and diversity of plant species along the riparian zone create many bird habitats in a relatively small area. Of the bird species recorded in the greater Grand Canyon region, are found in the Colorado River corridor. “Nearly all species of birds in the Great Basin de- pend on wetland or riparian habitats during some phase of their life cycle.” According to one estimate, more than half of the species that breed regularly in the Great Basin are asso- ciated with riparian areas.
Wetlands and riparian areas between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are incredibly diverse and valuable habitats. More than 80 percent of the wildlife species in this intermountain region depend on these wetlands—which account for less than 2 percent of the land area—for their : University of Texas Press. Riparian Areas of the Southwestern United States: Hydrology, Ecology, and Management provides hydrologists, watershed managers, land-use planners, educators, policymakers, and non-governmental organizations with a comprehensive account of the multiple benefits and conflicts arising from the uniquely structured ecosystems of arid and semi-arid regions.
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Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems: Ecology, Management, and Restoration (The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration Series Book 4) - Kindle edition by Chambers, Jeanne C., Miller, Jerry R., MacMahon, James A.
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The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile, by G. Wayne Minshall, Sherman E. Jensen, and William S.
Platts ; performed for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetlands Research Center Instantiates. The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile.
The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile Author: G Wayne Minshall ; Sherman E Jensen ; William S Platts ; National Wetlands Research Center (U.S.).
The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile Author: G Wayne Minshall ; Sherman E Jensen ; William S Platts ; National Wetlands Research Center (U.S.). The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile.
Biol. Rep. 85(). U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wetlands Research Center, Slidell, LA. Olson-Rutz, K.M. and C.B. Marlow. Analysis and interpretation of stream channel cross-sectional data. North American Journal of. The ecology of stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin region: a community profile / By G.
Wayne Minshall, William S. Platts, Sherman E Jensen, United States. Environmental Protection Agency and National Wetlands Research Center (U.S.). Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems also examined the processes over a continuum of temporal and spatial scales. Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems addresses restoration over a variety of scales and integrates work from multiple disciplines, including riparian ecology, paleoecology.
Most Great Basin riparian and aquatic ecosystems are associated with streams and springs that are comparatively small and isolated from one another because of the natu-rally arid climate.
There are few rivers and lakes in the region. Surface waters and aquifers that support springs provide the only water available to humans and by: 4.
overview of stream and riparian ecology in Brit-ish Columbia. It describes the ecological structure and function of streams and the associated riparian zones, and the interactions between them.
Several topics in this chapter are integrative; therefore, some topics are addressed only brieﬂy but references are provided for more in-depth coverage.
Habitat: Good habitat has four essential components: food, water, shelter, and space. Each species has different requirements for the types and amounts of each habitat component.
Five common urban habitats include: the urban edge, the inner city, the backyard, the riparian. Riparian areas in the Great Basin provide habitat for a wide array of organisms such as butterflies (Fleishman et al.
) and Neotropical migrant birds (Martin and Finch ), and support a relatively high number of endemic species, Price: $ Goals / Objectives 1)Improve our understanding of the functioning of arid rangeland, riparian, and meadow ecosystems in the northern Great Basin, and 2) Provide applied information that can be used to develop restoration strategies and herbage/livestock management systems for the northern Great Basin.
Sub-objective: Evaluate the interactions between livestock grazing, sage grouse habitat. Great Basin Naturalist 59(3), ©, pp, J2. 31 JULY NO EFFECTS OFHABITAT TYPE AND DEGRADATION ON AVIAN. SPECIES HICHNESS IN GREAT BASIN RIPARIAN HABITATS. Ian G Warkentin1 and J. Michael Reed2.
AnSTHAGl: Thc overwhelming majority of bird species in the Greal Basin region are found in riparian by: 8. Regional patterns of riparian characteristics in the interior Columbia River basin, Northwestern USA: applications for restoration planning.
Landscape Ecology 21(8) Kiffney, P., and J. Richardson. Organic matter inputs into headwater streams of southwestern British Columbia as a function of riparian reserves and time since logging.
BLM ) in the Great Basin, thir-teen riparian habitat obligate or dependent birds were listed as requir-ing conservation action because of declining populations. Populations of over 50 percent of grassland and shru-bland bird species in the same area are in decline (Paige and Ritter ).
Many of these species are dependentCited by: In the Great Basin, riparian areas represent an oasis of biodiversity within a vast sea of arid uplands. However, human land-use practices in the Great Basin have disturbed large tracts of land.
As a result of these disturbances, degradation of both riparian and upland areas has become a major concern for natural resources managers and landowners. Management of riparian habitats has been recognized for its importance in reducing instream effects of agricultural nonpoint source pollution.
By serving as a buffer, well structured riparian habitats can reduce nonpoint source impacts by filtering surface runoff from field to stream. A system has been developed where key characteristics of riparian habitat, vegetation type, height, width Cited by: Wetlands and riparian areas between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are incredibly diverse and valuable habitats.
More than 80 percent of the wildlife species in this intermountain region depend on these wetlands—which account for less than 2 Format: Hardcover. Riparian vegetation in the catchment has diverse distributions. In areas where phreatic levels are high but rarely inundated, willows (Salix spp., Salix alba), oaks (Quercus pyrenaica), elms (Ulmus minor), and spiny plants (Rubus ulmifolius, Crataegus monogyna, Lonicera spp., Prunus spona and Rosa spp.) upper mountain areas, riparian vegetation is dominated by Betula pendula.
vegetation, instream habitat, ern Great Basin. Forest Ecology and Management quantitative method for assessing the effects of stream restoration projects on riparian vegetation.
The Great Basin Riparian Areas Defining the Great Basin The Great Basin can be defined within hydrologic, topographic, and climatic parameters.
The hydrographic Great Basin includes the entire area of drainage between the Rocky and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges. It is the only region in North America whose waters do not ultimately flow into an.
Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems Braatne, Jeffrey H. Book Reviews Ecology, 86(1),p. by the Ecological Society of America Chambers, Jeanne C., and Jerry R. Miller, editors. Great Basin riparian ecosystems: ecology, management, and restoration.
The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration.The impacts to riparian areas are manifested in the quality of adjacent waterbodies throughout the United States.
Only about two percent of the nation’s streams and rivers are classified as having high water quality (Benke, ).