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Modifed Great Basin Extent (Buffered)

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1984-01-01
End Date
2014-12-01

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Coates, P.S., Ricca, M.A., Prochazka, B.G., Doherty, K.E., Brooks, M.L., and Casazza, M.L., 2015, Long-term effects of wildfire on greater sage-grouse—Integrating population and ecosystem concepts for management in the Great Basin: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7K35RRS.

Summary

Two different great basin perimeter files were intersected and dissolved to create the outer perimeter of the great basin for use modeling long-term wildfire effects on sage-grouse population growth, and development of sage-grouse concentration areas based on modeled habitat quality, lek density, and population abundance (Coates et al. 2015). These two perimeter files included a 1:1,000,000 map of hydrographic areas in the Great Basin) (Buto 2009), and vegetation characteristics (Karl et al. 2001). The resulting Modified Great Basin Extent represented a combination of hydrographic and floristic features best suited for the defining the spatial extent of the analyses. To ensure moving window analyses of habitat and fire areas covered [...]

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ModifiedGreatBasinExtentBuffered.CPG 5 Bytes
ModifiedGreatBasinExtentBuffered.dbf 239 Bytes
ModifiedGreatBasinExtentBuffered.prj 455 Bytes
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ModifiedGreatBasinExtentBuffered.shx 108 Bytes

Purpose

To create a layer of modified delineation of the outer perimeter of the Great Basin for use in analyses of long-term wildfire effects on sage-grouse population growth. This defined the extent of sage-grouse concentration areas based on modeled habitat quality, lek density, and population abundance (Coates et al. 2015).

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