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This raster represents a continuous surface of sage-grouse habitat suitability index (HSI) values for northeastern California. HSIs were calculated for spring (mid-March to June), summer (July to mid-October), and winter (November to March) sage-grouse seasons, and then multiplied together to create this composite dataset.
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The dataset provides a spatially explicit estimate of 2019 herbaceous annual percent cover predicted on May 1st with an emphasis on annual grasses. The estimate is based on the mean output of two regression-tree models. For one model, we include, as an independent variable amongst other independent variables, a dataset that is the mean of 17-years of annual herbaceous percent cover (https://doi.org/10.5066/F71J98QK). This model's test mean error rate (n = 1670), based on nine different randomizations, equals 4.9% with a standard deviation of +/- 0.15. A second model was developed that did not include the mean of 17-years of annual herbaceous percent cover, and this model's test mean error rate (n = 1670), based...
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This raster represents a continuous surface of sage-grouse habitat suitability index (HSI) values for northeastern California during summer (July to mid-October), which is a surrogate for habitat conditions during the sage-grouse brood-rearing period.
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This habitat model was developed to delineate a sampling frame for regional monitoring of coastal California gnatcatchers (Polioptila californica californica) to determine: 1) percent area occupied (PAO) in high and very high suitability habitat across conserved lands and participating military lands in the U.S. range in southern California; 2) changes in PAO over time; and 3) extinction and colonization rates. One purpose of the model is to identify areas recovering from disturbance, such as wildfire, that may not currently support coastal sage scrub vegetation used by coastal California gnatcatchers, but are otherwise highly suitable. In this way, we can monitor gnatcatcher occupancy associated with habitat changes...
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This raster represents a continuous surface of sage-grouse habitat suitability index (HSI) values for northeastern California during the winter season (November to March), and is a surrogate for habitat conditions during periods of cold and snow.
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This raster represents a continuous surface of sage-grouse habitat suitability index (HSI) values for northeastern California during spring (mid-March to June), which is a surrogate for habitat conditions during the sage-grouse breeding and nesting period.
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This dataset provides a near-real-time estimate of 2019 herbaceous annual cover with an emphasis on annual grass (Boyte and Wylie. 2016. Near-real-time cheatgrass percent cover in the Northern Great Basin, USA, 2015. Rangelands 38:278-284.) This estimate was based on remotely sensed enhanced Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data gathered through June 24, 2019. This is the second iteration of an early estimate of herbaceous annual cover for 2019 over the same geographic area. The previous dataset used eMODIS NDVI data gathered through April 28, 2019 (https://doi.org/10.5066/P9ZEK5M1). The pixel values for this most recent estimate ranged from 0 to100%...


    map background search result map search result map Composite Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Spring Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Summer Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Winter Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Early Estimates of Herbaceous Annual Cover in the Sagebrush Ecosystem (May 1, 2019) Near-real-time Herbaceous Annual Cover in the Sagebrush Ecosystem, USA, July 2019 Coastal California Gnatcatcher Habitat Suitability Model for Southern California (2015) Composite Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Spring Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Summer Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Winter Season Habitat Suitability Index Raster Dataset Coastal California Gnatcatcher Habitat Suitability Model for Southern California (2015) Early Estimates of Herbaceous Annual Cover in the Sagebrush Ecosystem (May 1, 2019) Near-real-time Herbaceous Annual Cover in the Sagebrush Ecosystem, USA, July 2019