Vegetation Measurement and Monitoring

4.2: Additional Learning Resources

Reading Resources

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

Measuring and Monitoring Plant Populations

Elzinga, C.L., D.W. Salzer and J.W. Willoughby. 1998. Measuring and Monitoring Plant Populations. Technical Reference 1730-1. Bureau of Land Management. Denver, Colorado. USDI, BLM

Monitoring Manual: Volume 1

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 I: Quick Start. Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press.

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: Design, supplementary methods and interpretation. Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press.

Sampling Vegetation Attributes

Coulloudon, B., K. Eshelman, J. Gianola, N. Habrich, L. Hughes, et al. 1996. Sampling Vegetation Attributes. Denver, Colorado: United States Department of Agriculture- Bureau of Land Management, National Business Center.