12.2 Additional Learning Resources

Additional Learning Resources

For further reading and learning materials on vegetation inventory and monitoring topics, explore the following material:

Reading Resources

The following reading materials discuss general and in-depth monitoring concepts and practices. Click the link to read the following materials.

Sampling Vegetation Attributes

Coulloudon, B., K. Eshelman, J. Gianola, N. Habrich, L. Hughes, et al. 1996. Sampling Vegetation Attributes. Technical Reference 1734-4. Bureau of Land Management. Denver, Colorado. USDI, BLM

Vegetation Description and Analysis: A Pratctical Approach

Kent, M., and P. Coker. 1992. Vegetation Description and Analysis: A Practical Approach. John Wiley & Son, New York, NY. pp 77-111.

Measurements for Terrestrial Vegetation

Bonham, C.D. 1989. Measurements for terrestrial vegetation. John Wiley & Son, New York, NY. pp 49-88.

Range Research: Basic Problems and Techniques

Cook, C.W., and J. Stubbendieck. (eds). 1986. Range research: Basic problems and techniques. Society for Range Management, Denver, CO. pp 215-216.

Monitoring Manual: Volume 2

Herrick, J.E., J.W. Van Zee, K.M. Havstad, L.M. Burkett and W.G. Whitford. 2009. Monitoring manual for grassland, shrubland and savanna ecosystems. Volume II. Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press.

Web Resource

The University of Arizona-Rangelands West provides an excellent online resource with information about Rangeland Inventory, Monitoring, and Evaluation and specifically about Species Composition.

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