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Main Title Rangeland health : new methods to classify, inventory, and monitor rangelands /
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 29477581
ISBN 0309048796; 9780309048798
Subjects Rangeland health--United States ; Rangelands--United States ; Rangelands--Monitoring--United States ; Range ecology--United States ; Weiden (veeteelt) ; Ecologie ; Management ; Range mangement--United States
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National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  SF85.3.R36 1993 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/18/1994
Collation xvi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-168) and index.
Contents Notes
State of Rangeland Ecosystems. Purposes of National Assessments. Methods to Assess Rangeland Health. National Inventorying and Monitoring System. Transition to Rangeland Health. Challenge to Range Scientists and Managers -- 1. Rangelands Are Important. Rangeland Management and Uses. Concern About the State of U.S. Rangelands. Urgent Need for National Assessments -- 2. Rangeland Health. Goals for National Assessments. Standards for Rangeland Assessments. Role of Rangeland Health in Rangeland Management -- 3. Current Methods of Rangeland Assessment. Development of Current Theory and Practice of Rangeland Assessments. Current Agency Rangeland Assessment Theory and Practice. New Methods Needed to Assess Rangeland Health -- 4. Criteria and Indicators of Rangeland Health. Soil Stability and Watershed Function. Distribution of Nutrients and Energy. Recovery Mechanisms. Measurement and Evaluation of Indicators of Rangeland Health -- 5. Inventorying and Monitoring Rangeland Health.