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Land use and vegetation community changes at Beswick Ranch, Klamath River Canyon, California from 1955 to 2003 : focus on relationship between the irrigation and the vegetation and the land use cover

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Title Land use and vegetation community changes at Beswick Ranch, Klamath River Canyon, California from 1955 to 2003 : focus on relationship between the irrigation and the vegetation and the land use cover
Creator Bilka, Monika N.
Date 2002 2005-06-07 2005-02-05
Subject Plant communities -- Klamath River (Oregon and California); Irrigation farming -- Klamath River (Oregon and California); Rangelands -- Klamath River (Oregon and California)
Description Humans have altered the Klamath River Canyon in many ways. This study focuses on the years from 1955 to 2003. One substantial alteration is the conversion of terraces into irrigated pastures for agriculture and cattle ranching. This research project explains the relationships between the irrigation network and the vegetation and land use cover patterns that existed in the past and that exist today at Beswick Ranch. Data sources such as aerial photographs, maps, and other historical... Undergraduate research project ; "Environmental Science [Dept.], McNair Summer Research, 2003 ... University of Oregon" Outline I. Abstract II. Introduction III. Description of Study Area IV. Literature Review a.¥iterature b.šssumptions c.¯alues of Klamath River V.¦ethodology a.Ÿocus pastures b.Ÿieldwork c.¢nterviews (Robert Miller) d. LO notes e.©hoto work and GIS modeling VI.žrror a.«eading photos b.«ectification c.igitizing VII.¨bservations and Results a.Ÿieldwork?classifications b.Ÿieldwork?2000 Infrareds i. General similarities b/w pastures ii. Faye Pasture iii. Shovel Creek Pasture c.šerial photo... Land Use and Vegetation Community Changes at Beswick Ranch, Klamath River Canyon, California from 1955 to 2003: focus on relationship between the irrigation and the vegetation and the land use cover By Monika Bilka Environmental Science McNair Summer Research 2003 Mentor Patricia F. McDowell, Department of Geography Gail Unruh, McNair Program Coordinator, University of Oregon 9- 4- 2003 Klamath River Basin 10 0 10 20 30 40 50 Miles - rl Klamath Basin Reservo i rslLa kes / V Klamath River Out1...
Source Originally published as: Land use and vegetation community changes at Beswick Ranch, Klamath River Canyon, California from 1955 to 2003 : focus on relationship between the irrigation and the vegetation and the land use cover ( 2002)
Publisher Oregon Institute of Technology. Library
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Identifier MSC-05-Feb-2005-615 QK911 .B35 2002 http://digitallib.oit.edu/cdm/ref/collection/kwl/id/671
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