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August 2010

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MoRAP Project: Aquatic GAP Pilot Project

Published Aug 18, 2010

The principal goal of our project was to identify riverine species, habitats, and ecosystems and species not adequately represented (i.e., gaps) in the matrix of conservation lands in Missouri. Provide spatially explicit... Learn more >>

Rapid Fire Regime Condition Class Assessment Process

Published Aug 18, 2010

Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC) is an index used for allocation of fire funding and resources prioritization of fuels and restoration treatments, and evaluation of the success and failures of historical wildfire... Learn more >>

Joint Fire Science Program Project

Published Aug 18, 2010

The overall goal of the Joint Fire Science Program Project was to contribute to our knowledge of historical and modern fire regimes within northern Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Specific goals were to:... Learn more >>

Utah Fire Assessment Project

Published Aug 18, 2010

The Utah Fire Assessment Project used GAP land cover data to help identify general hazard areas at a state-wide level for fire management. The assessment defined, and then ranked risks, values, and... Learn more >>

Charting Sin Nombre Virus Infections in Deer Mice

Published Aug 18, 2010

Environmental data from remote sensing and geographic information system maps were¬† tested as possible indicators of Sin Nombre virus (SNV) infections in deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) populations in the Walker River Basin,... Learn more >>

Bird Conservation Planning in the Interior Low Plateaus

Published Aug 18, 2010

The Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) inhabits the Interior Low Plateaus Researchers at Cornell used Gap state data, along with satellite imagery, GIS, and Breeding Bird Atlas data to develop landscape-level habitat models... Learn more >>
Modeling Wildlife Habitat Corridors in the Greater Grand Staircase-Escalante Ecosystem

Modeling Wildlife Habitat Corridors in the Greater Grand Staircase-Escalante Ecosystem

Published Aug 18, 2010

Researchers at the Center for Landscape Analysis used Gap Analysis data to identify potential animal movement corridors for black bear, bald eagle, desert bighorn sheep, mountain lion, and peregrine falcon. The Greater... Learn more >>

Analyzing Wildlife Movement Corridors in Montana Using GIS

Published Aug 18, 2010

In this project, researchers delineated landscape routes offering the best chance of success for wildlife moving among the three large core protected areas in the Northern Rockies — the Salmon-Selway, Northern Continental... Learn more >>

San Francisco Bay Area Gap Analysis

Published Aug 17, 2010

The Nature Conservancy undertook this¬† assesment of conservation protection for the San Francisco Bay area to achieve the following four goals: 1) Determine the degree of protection for natural communities provided by... Learn more >>
Using Spatial Analysis to Drive Reserve Design: A Case Study of a National Wildlife Refuge in Indiana and Illinois

Using Spatial Analysis to Drive Reserve Design: A Case Study of a National Wildlife Refuge in Indiana and Illinois

Published Aug 17, 2010

The goal of this project was to identify focus areas for future conservation that complement an existng reserve. Planners followed three guiding principles in designing the reserve: (1) focus on the most... Learn more >>