Vegetation Measurement and Monitoring

5.4: Additional Learning Resources

Resources on Indicators and Methods:

  • Karl, J. W., J. E. Herrick, and D. A. Pyke. 2017. Monitoring protocols: options, approaches, implementation, and benefits. Pages 527–567 in D. D. Briske, editor. Rangeland systems: processes, management and challenges. Springer Series on Environmental Management, Springer Verlag.
  • Mackinnon, W. C., J. W. Karl, G. R. Toevs, J. J. Taylor, M. S. Karl, C. S. Spurrier, and J. E. Herrick. 2011. BLM core terrestrial indcators and methods. US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, National Operations Center, Denver, CO. <http://www.blm.gov/nstc/library/pdf/TN440.pdf>.
  • Taylor, J. J., G. R. Toevs, J. W. Karl, M. R. Bobo, M. S. Karl, S. N. Miller, and C. Spurrier. 2014. AIM-Monitoring: a component of the National Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, National Operations Center, Denver, CO.
  • Toevs, G. R., J. W. Karl, J. J. Taylor, C. S. Spurrier, M. “Sherm” Karl, M. R. Bobo, and J. E. Herrick. 2011. Consistent Indicators and Methods and a Scalable Sample Design to Meet Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Information Needs Across Scales. Rangelands 33:14–20.

Resources on Ecological Sites:

  • Bestelmeyer, B. T., A. J. Tugel, G. L. Peacock, D. G. Robinett, P. L. Shaver, J. R. Brown, J. E. Herrick, H. Sanchez, and K. M. Havstad. 2009. State-and-transition models for heterogeneous landscapes: a strategy for development and application. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:1–15.
  • Brown, J. R. 2010. Ecological Sites: Their History, Status, and Future. Rangelands 32:5–8.
  • Duniway, M. C., B. T. Bestelmeyer, and A. Tugel. 2010. Soil Processes and Properties That Distinguish Ecological Sites and States. Rangelands 32:9–15.
  • Herrick, J. E., B. T. Bestelmeyer, J. R. Brown, and J. W. Karl. 2010. Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management. T. Gutierrez, editor.
  • Herrick, J. E., B. T. Bestelmeyer, and K. Crossland. 2008. Simplifying ecological site verification, rangeland health assessments, and monitoring. Rangelands 30:24–26.
  • Karl, J. W., and J. E. Herrick. 2010. Monitoring and Assessment Based on Ecological Sites. Rangelands 32:60–64.
    Karl, J. W., and C. J. Talbot. 2016. The Role of Data and Inference in the Development and Application of Ecological Site Concepts and State-and-Transition Models. Rangelands. <http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0190052816300815>. Accessed 8 Dec 2016.
  • Moseley, K., P. L. Shaver, H. Sanchez, and B. T. Bestelmeyer. 2010. Ecological Site Development: A Gentle Introduction. Rangelands 32:16–22.
  • Stringham, T. K., and J. P. Repp. 2010. Ecological Site Descriptions: Consideration for Riparian Systems. Rangelands 32:43–48.