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Shifts in Creosote bush in southern Arizona, 1989 - 2009

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Publication Date
Start Date
1989-06-01
End Date
2009-09-01

Citation

Seth M Munson, 201607, Shifts in Creosote bush in southern Arizona, 1989 - 2009: , http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.5066/F7959FNF.

Summary

This dataset includes the cover of creosote bush (Larrea tridentata)in 1989, 1995, 1999, 2005, and 2009 across southern Arizona. Cover was determined using sub-pixel classifications of two Landsat scenes from path 36, row 38 (centered on latitude: 31.7470, longitude: -111.3981) and path 37, row 38 (31.7470, -112.9431) that encompass Tucson, AZ.

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Point of Contact :
Seth M Munson
Originator :
Seth M Munson
Metadata Contact :
Seth M Munson
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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usgs_az_1989larrea_052114 (4).img 40.88 MB application/unknown
usgs_az_1995larrea_052114 (1).img 41 MB application/unknown
usgs_az_1999larrea_052114 (1).img 40.1 MB application/unknown
usgs_az_2005larrea_052114 (1).img 40.31 MB application/unknown
usgs_az_2009larrea_052114 (1).img 39.35 MB application/unknown

Purpose

The primary objectives of the collected data were to: 1) determine where dominant woody plant species and perennial grasses have increased or decreased from 1989 - 2009, and to 2) define the climate, soils, and topographic drivers of these changes.

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  • National CASC
  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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