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Estimated Historical Distribution of Grassland Communities of the Southern Great Plains

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2016-11-10

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Callan, Ramana, Leinwand, I.I.F., Reese, G.C., Assal, T.J., Manier, D.J., Carr, N.B., Burris, Lucy, Ignizio, D.A., 2016, Estimated historical distribution of grassland communities of the Southern Great Plains: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F71Z42J3.

Summary

The purpose of this project was to map the estimated distribution of grassland communities of the Southern Great Plains prior to Euro-American settlement. The Southern Great Plains Rapid Ecoregional Assessment (REA), under the direction of the Bureau of Land Management and the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative, includes four ecoregions: the High Plains, Central Great Plains, Southwestern Tablelands, and the Nebraska Sand Hills. The REA advisors and stakeholders determined that the mapping accuracy of available national land-cover maps was insufficient in many areas to adequately address management questions for the REA. Based on the recommendation of the REA stakeholders, we estimated the potential historical distribution [...]

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“SGP Historical Grasslands Metadata XML”
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Purpose

The purpose of this project was to map the estimated distribution of grassland communities of the Southern Great Plains prior to Euro-American settlement.
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