New manuscript: Riparian vegetation as an indicator of riparian condition

posted Nov 22, 2016, 9:09 AM by Wally Macfarlane   [ updated Nov 23, 2016, 10:29 AM by Nate Hough-Snee ]
This manuscript presents a flexible approach to assessing riparian vegetation departure from historic condition. In this case study, LANDFIRE data was used to assess riparian condition across the entire state of Utah and twelve watersheds in the Columbia River Basin:

Macfarlane, W.W., J.T. Gilbert, M.L. Jensen, J.D. Gilbert, N. Hough-Snee, P.A. McHugh, J.M. Wheaton, S.N. Bennett. In Press. Riparian vegetation as an indicator of riparian condition: detecting departures from historic condition across the North American West. Journal of Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.10.054