Colorado mountains

GIS/Remote Sensing

Updating Storminess Records for LTER Sites

Poster Number:  133 Presenter/Primary Author:  Bruce Hayden The data records for storminess and their analysis for the period 1885-1996 for the continental US were compiled from NOAA data (Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response at Long-Term Ecological R

The effect of cover crop biomass on row-crop yields in a rotational system is mediated through topographical features

Poster Number:  130 Presenter/Primary Author:  Juan Munoz The use of cover crops provides important benefits to soil quality and row-crop production in rotational agricultural systems.

Effects of residential development on breeding bird communities and habitats in the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains

Poster Number:  125 Presenter/Primary Author:  Scott Pearson Residential development is a leading force of landscape change in Southern Appalachia.  Housing construction alters the abundance and spatial distribution of habitat, and these changes will fa

Classification of salt marsh vegetation using edaphic and remote sensing-derived variables

Poster Number:  77 Presenter/Primary Author:  Christine Hladik Salt marshes are well known for their striking macrophyte zonation patterns.  Although many variables affect species distribution, soil salinity and waterlogging have been shown to be two of t

Object-Oriented Land-Cover Mapping of CAP-LTER using High Resolution Aerial Orthophotography

Poster Number:  74 Presenter/Primary Author:  Xiaoxiao Li High spatial resolution imagery is useful for a variety of research endeavors undertaken by the CAP-LTER. Parts of the site have been assessed using expensive QuikBird data.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER