Natural resource inventory & monitoring in national parks

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .

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  • United States. -- National Park Service -- Management,
  • Environmental monitoring -- United States,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States,
  • Natural resources conservation areas -- United States

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Other titlesNatural resource inventory and monitoring in national parks
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
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Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL14967260M

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The goal is to complete basic resource in-ventories in all national parks with significant natural resources. In order to reach this ambi-tious goal, the National Park Service has orga-nized parks units into 32 inventory and monitoring networks.

Individual networks link parks that share similar geographic and natural resource. Natural Resource Inventory and Monitoring for Ulaan Taiga Specially Protected Areas—An Assessment of Needs and.

Opportunities in Northern Mongolia. strictly protected areas, (2) national parks, (3) national reserves, and (4) national (heritage and cultural) monuments. The Inventory and Monitoring Division of the National Park Service is like a physician for our parks. We track the health of key vital signs such as water, plants, and wildlife.

Together we can use this information to take care of our national parks for this and future generations. National Resources Inventory A statistical survey of land use and natural resource conditions and trends on U.S.

non-Federal lands. The National Resources Inventory (NRI) program collects and produces scientifically credible information on the status, condition, and trends of land, soil, water, and related resources on the Nation’s non-federal lands in support of efforts to protect, restore.

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The National Park Service also has a data clearinghouse for mapping information and geospatial resources related to parks. Air Quality.

Air quality affects scenic and natural resources in parks, including surface water, visibility, vegetation, wildlife, and soils. One basic inventory focused on indicator pollutants regulated under the Clean Air. Monitoring the condition of natural resources in US national parks.

Fancy SG(1), Gross JE, Carter SL. Author information: (1)Natural Resource Program Center, Office of Inventory, Monitoring, and Evaluation, National Park Service, Oak Ridge Dr., SuiteFort Collins, COUSA. [email protected] Part of the National Park Service's mission is to preserve our parks' natural heritage unimpaired for future generations.

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[Charles Van Riper, III; United States. National Park Service.;]. The NPS Inventory and Monitoring Program (I&M; see Table for a list of acronyms) was designed to provide the infrastructure and staff to identify critical environmental indicators (“vital signs”) and to implement long-term monitoring of natural resources in more than parks that contain significant natural resources (Fancy et al.

Monitoring the Condition of Natural Resources in US National Parks. Fancy 1 • J. Gross • S. Carter2. 1National Park Service, Natural Resource Program Center, Office of Inventory, Monitoring, and Evaluation, Oak Ridge Dr., SuiteFort Collins, COUSA. Monitoring and Assessment.

We analyze the inventory data to better understand the consequences of actions, natural processes, direction, and departure from desired conditions. Data are used to periodically assess and report on current status, past trends, and likely futures for forest resources and the issues they face.

Selected Research Studies. Congress passed the National Parks Omnibus Management Act, which recognized the need for good scientific information to manage parks by mandating a "program of inventory and monitoring of National Park System resources to establish baseline information and to provide information on the.

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some of the major issues involved in designing an inventory and monitoring program for national parks and similar reserves. Characteristics of actual and proposed programs are used to identify trade-offs and pitfalls inherent in designing successful inventory and monitoring programs.

Inventory: a survey of natural resources. Guide to Federal Records in the National Archvies; Inventory of the Records of the National Park Service Record Group 79 () (pdf) National Park Service Records and Archives In the National Archives Of the United States: A Collection and Repository Guide; Preliminary Inventory of The Records Of The National Park Service (Record Group 79).

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national parks. Such an inventory should lead to an understanding of species diversity, abundance, and distribution. Efforts to acquire this basic about the condition of natural resources, monitoring how that condition changes over time, and developing standards to evaluate changes in.

developing the aquatic resources component of the Servicewide Inventory and Monitoring Program for the Heartland Inventory and Monitoring Network of the National Park Service. The Heartland Network is comprised of 15 NPS units spanning the Central Plains region from Ohio to Kansas and from Minnesota to Arkansas.

monitoring of ecological resources within the U.S. National Park System, the National Park Service (NPS) undertook a major new initiative in to develop a program for long-term monitoring of “Vital Signs,” or indicators, of ecological integrity within the parks. Vital signs (VS) are key elements, processes, or features of.

The National Park Service has developed a long-term ecological monitoring program for 32 ecoregional networks containing more than parks with significant natural resources. The monitoring program assists park managers in developing a broad-based understanding of the status and trends of park resources as a basis for making decisions and working with other agencies and the.

The Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network is one of 32 I&M Networks across the United States. Network biologists work with park managers and others to implement long-term monitoring programs that individual park resource managers cannot.

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Climate change poses a fundamental challenge for natural resource management: Climate patterns are shifting in space and time, but national parks, national forests, and other natural areas remain at fixed locations. Research shows that climate change has shifted the ranges of plant and animal species and biomes (major vegetation types).

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It provides updated information on the status, condition, and trends of land, soil, water, and related resources on. A conference on science in the national parks estimated that the NPS used about $15 million for science annually.

The National Parks and Conservation Association estimated that the service's natural science program cost $ million in FY and $ million in FY (NPCA, a). Most of these analyses conclude.Parks across the country have been grouped into 32 I&M 'networks,' which have been set up based on similarities in geography and natural resources.

Parks within each of the networks work together, along with Inventory and Monitoring Division staff, to plan and conduct inventory projects and long-term monitoring in parks.The Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz - Data Inventory & Monitoring Program Manager Fort Cronkhite, Bldg.

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