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Watershed analysis of forest fragmentation by clearcuts and roads in a Wyoming forest

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Tinker, Daniel B., Resor, Catherine A.C., Beauvais, Gary P. , Kipfmueller, Kurt F., Fernandes, Charles I., and Baker, William L. , 1998, Watershed analysis of forest fragmentation by clearcuts and roads in a Wyoming forest: Landscape Ecology 13 (1998): 149-165.

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Synopsis: Remotely sensed data and GIS were used to compare the effects of clear-cutting and road-building on the landscape pattern of the Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming. Landscape patterns were quantified for each of 12 watersheds on a series of four maps that differed only in the degree of clear-cutting and road density. Researchers analyzed several landscape pattern metrics for the landscape as a whole and for the lodgepole pine and spruce/fir cover classes across the four maps to determine the relative effects of clear-cutting and road building on the pattern of each watershed. At both the landscape and cover class scales, clear-cutting and road building resulted in increased fragmentation as represented by a distinct suite [...]

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journalLandscape Ecology 13 (1998): 149-165

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