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Literature Review: Fire Effects and Management in Riparian Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States and Mexico

Product of Fire Effects and Management in Riparian Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States and Mexico

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Creation
2017-09-07 23:38:06
Last Update
2017-11-07 16:30:24
Start Date
2013-08-12
End Date
2015-05-16
Start Date
2013-08-12 05:00:00
End Date
2015-05-16 05:00:00

Citation

LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), Amanda Webb(Principal Investigator), 2017-09-07(creation), 2017-11-07(lastUpdate), 2013-08-12(Start), 2015-05-16(End), Literature Review: Fire Effects and Management in Riparian Ecosystems of the Southwestern United States and Mexico, https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/59b1d85ee4b020cdf7d9e71b, https://desertlcc.org/project/fire-effects-and-management-riparian-ecosystems-southwestern-united-states-and-mexico

Summary

Riparian ecosystems are among the most productive and diverse ecosystems in desert biomes. In the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Mojave deserts of the United States and Mexico, riparian ecosystems support regional biodiversity and provide many ecosystem services to human communities. Due to the dynamic nature of these ecosystems and their abundance of resources, riparian areas have been modified in various ways and to a large extent through human endeavor to manage water and accommodate various land uses, particularly in lowland floodplains and stream channels. Modifications often interfere with multiple and complex ecological processes, resulting in the loss of native riparian vegetation and increasing vulnerability to invasive species, [...]

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