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Land cover types of the Las Vegas Wash, Nevada

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Title Land cover types of the Las Vegas Wash, Nevada
Creator Shanahan, Seth A. Silverman, Dave Ehrenberg, Art
Description Vegetation type, extent, continuity, and structure are some of the most important factors that determine wildlife diversity and distribution. Other contributing factors that shape wildlife communities include disturbance, competition, climate, and water availability. Because vegetation communities in the southwestern U.S. gradate sharply along zones of soil moisture, wildlife are often restricted to specific vegetation types. Along the Las Vegas Wash (Wash), Nevada, more than 250 wildlife...
Date 2007-09-01T07:00:00Z
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Format application/pdf
Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/112 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1118&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Biotic communities--Classification Desert plants Ephemeral streams Floodplain plants Nevada--Las Vegas Wash Vegetation classification Biology Desert Ecology Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Natural Resources and Conservation Sustainability Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Water Resource Management

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