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This project will create a targeted and easily understandable guide to tools that support landscape-level planning in the face of climate change for NPLCC partners. The guide will build on previous NPLCC research on decision support needs with an emphasis on tools currently in use in the region. A survey of NPLCC partners will discover who is currently using or planning to use tools in the region, tools they are using, how well these tools are meeting their needs, and regional and outside experts engaged in tool use. Additional tools research will provide information on tools not currently in use in the region that could also provide needed functionality.
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The Quartz Valley Indian Reservation will partner with tribes, federal agencies and higher education institutions in the Klamath Basin on a tribal youth intern program for the summer of 2014. This program will build on current efforts to integrate western science and TEK for climate change planning and adaptation in the Klamath Basin.
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Soils data clipped to the Clear Lake NWR boundary. These are SSURGO soils from the USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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This project acquired, federated and curated approximately one million new observations to the Avian Knowledge Network. These new observations, in addition to millions of existing records, were used to model the distribution and abundance of 26 species of land birds in the southern portion of the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NPLCC) region including CA, OR and WA. The models were based on climate and modeled vegetation.Using the models, maps were created showing the distribution and abundance of each species for current (late 20th century) conditions and projected the models to future conditions (2070) based on five regional climate models. The bird models were also used to create maps of conservation...
Categories: Data; Types: Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, OGC WMS Service; Tags: Assessenspecies migration, BIOSPHERICINDICATORS, California, OR-1, OR-3, All tags...
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This project will provide a comprehensive synthesis of beaver recolonization science and techniques for successful reintroduction or population expansion through a thorough, in-depth, coordinated review of all North American beaver-related information, including identification of research gaps and data needs, and recommendations for project implementation. This information will be disseminated through a series of one-day workshops.
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This polygon depicts the area open for waterfowl hunting at Salinas River NWR. This dataset is used for mapping purposes only and all hunters should consult the refuge prior to engaging in hunting. Hunting seasons and other restrictions apply.
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In-person workshops will be conducted to bring the results from the USGS Program on Coastal Ecosystems Response to Climate Change’s study on projected climate change effects on coastal environments (funded by NPLCC and NW CSC) to managers in their communities. The workshops will include presenting initial results, identifying their climate science needs, and introducing a decision-support tool.
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The Hydrology Polygon Feature Class defines areas of open water features on RSL. The polygon feature class is composed of National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) Plus Polygons and where the NHD Plus layer was insufficient, water bodies were digitized from 2010 National Agricultural Inventory Program (NAIP) 10 meter aerial imagery.
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Soils data compiled from USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, SSURGO data, then clipped to the refuge boundary. Some of the attributes have been added to the dataset, but not the complete set. For additional attributes, consult the full SSURGO data. More information can be found here: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/survey/geo/?cid=nrcs142p2_053631
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A “gateway” using Data Basin technology has been developed to serve the data integration, collaboration and outreach needs of the NPLCC. The gateway will continue to be a customized interface of the Data Basin platform that includes special branding, curation of spatial content, and direct links to selected sites in support of projects funded by and for the NPLCC . Conservation Biology Institute will add to the “gateway” a spatial data visualization tool to showcase priority data from the Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership.
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Developed alongside a scenario planning process, this spatially explicit analysis assesses key stressors on Great Basin systems in order to inform alternative futures. Project outputs include land cover, plant and wildlife species and community distributions, urban development, and future habitat under climate scenarios. These data are available to be explored and downloaded through a web-based portal.
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FY2010In addition to regional Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge projects that the Great Basin LCC (GBLCC) supports, GBLCC staff lend technical expertise to a range of projects and have contributed to important regional publications on a range of subjects. These publications range in type from textbooks, to management-oriented science and conservation plans, to scientific papers and have covered subjects like wind erosion following fire, soil microbiota response to drought, plant community resilience to invasive species, and alpine plant communities. In many cases these publications form foundations for scientifically-informed management strategies across the Great Basin.
This map depicts the density of "More Resilient" cells (defined as the top two quintiles from the stratified resilience dataset) within a 3-km radius of every cell. This provides important additional context when making land protection or restoration decisions. Cells with higher density values are embedded in a larger resilient landscape. These areas are more likely to support biodiversity and ecological function over time in a changing climate. To quantify resilience at the landscape scale, we used a density function, where all cells classified in the final top two resilience quintiles were included in the density calculations, regardless of their underlying Ecofacet, and all other cells were ignored. Looking...
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This layer represents land cover classes mapped within the Modoc Wildlife Refuge. Mapping was completed using a combination of field data, object-based image analysis using Feature Analyst, and photo interpretation. Source data included 2005 CIR NAIP digital aerial photography, and Modoc National Wildlife Refuge data layers. Field data was collected by USFWS staff in May and June of 2007.
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This project will provide a comprehensive synthesis of beaver recolonization science and techniques for successful reintroduction or population expansion through a thorough, in-depth, coordinated review of all North American beaver-related information, including identification of research gaps and data needs, and recommendations for project implementation. This information will be disseminated through a series of one-day workshops.
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Existing stream temperature data will be compiled from numerous federal, state, tribal, and private sources to develop an integrated regional database. Spatial statistical models for river networks will be applied to these data to develop an accurate model that predicts stream temperature for all fish-bearing streams in the US portion of the NPLCC. Differences between model outputs for historic and future climate scenarios will be used to assess spatial variation in the vulnerability of sensitive fish species across the NPLCC.
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The vulnerability of Pacific Lamprey to climate change will be evaluated by using an approach that relies on existing climate change model projections for stream conditions (i.e. hydrograph, temperatures, winter flood events) and lamprey sensitivity to environmental changes due to climate change.
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As part of the San Francisco Bay Marsh Sediment Experiments and hydrodynamic investigations in San Pablo Bay and China Camp Marsh, California, vegetation sampling measurements were taken over several periods at numerous locations. This portion of the data release presents physical characteristics and percent cover data from vegetation plots sampled in China Camp State Park salt marsh (northern San Francisco Bay) in 2015, 2016, and 2017. One-meter quadrats (1m x 1m) were analyzed for percent cover of each vegetation species present, average canopy height, and maximum canopy height. The percent cover was done by visual inspection. A quarter-meter quadrat (0.25m x 0.25m) was then used for stem count and stem diameter...
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Album caption: Desert reservoir strength ended by growth of young cottonwoods. California. Handwritten notes on album caption: ca. 1905 No index card available. Notes: Panorama with mwc00619. Pubished as plate X-B in U.S. Geological Survey. Water-supply Paper 225. 1909.


map background search result map search result map Panorama. Desert reservoir strengthened by growth of young cottonwoods. California. circa 1905. NPLCC Guide to Planning Tools The Beaver Restoration Guidebook Version 1.0 Final Report: Cultural Adaptation Through Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Climate Change Climate change and Tribal Ecological Knowledge Summer Internship Presentation Soils (SSURGO), Clear Lake NWR Land Cover, Modoc National Wildlife Refuge Hydrology polygon features, Modoc NWR SSURGO soils, San Joaquin River NWR Waterfowl Hunt Area - Salinas River NWR Final Report Using Beaver for Climate Change and Conservation Benefits Final Report: Assessing coastal manager science needs and disseminating science results for planning Current and Future Abundance of North Pacific Birds in the Context of Climate Change - GIS Files Stream temperature database & high-resolution NorWeST climate scenarios Webinar Webinar Final Report: Pacific Lamprey Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Website: Alternative Futures for the Central Great Basin Research and Publications Authored and Supported by GBLCC Staff Final Report: Pacific Lamprey Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Waterfowl Hunt Area - Salinas River NWR Land Cover, Modoc National Wildlife Refuge Soils (SSURGO), Clear Lake NWR Final Report: Assessing coastal manager science needs and disseminating science results for planning Hydrology polygon features, Modoc NWR Website: Alternative Futures for the Central Great Basin NPLCC Guide to Planning Tools Final Report Using Beaver for Climate Change and Conservation Benefits Webinar Final Report: Cultural Adaptation Through Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Climate Change Climate change and Tribal Ecological Knowledge Summer Internship Presentation Current and Future Abundance of North Pacific Birds in the Context of Climate Change - GIS Files Panorama. Desert reservoir strengthened by growth of young cottonwoods. California. circa 1905. Research and Publications Authored and Supported by GBLCC Staff Stream temperature database & high-resolution NorWeST climate scenarios Webinar The Beaver Restoration Guidebook Version 1.0