Recent Submissions

  • Mapping native and non-native riparian vegetation in the Colorado River Watershed 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Hatcher, Emma; Woodward, Brian; Anderson, Ryan; Girma, Rebecca; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2018-01-30
    Using remote sensing to map riparian vegetation, particularly single species such as tamarisk and Russian olive, requires georeferenced occurrence locations with estimations of foliar cover to train remote sensing-based ...
  • 2006 riparian vegetation within the Colorado River Basin 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Woodward, Brian; West, Amanda; Vorster, Tony; Young, Nicholas; Girma, Rebecca; Hatcher, Emma; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    GeoTiff 30 meter raster of 2006 riparian vegetation within the Colorado River Basin. This map was created from a random forest model developed in Google Earth Engine.
  • Elevation (10 meter) for Colorado River Basin 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; West, Amanda; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; Girma, Rebecca; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    This elevation layer, which is part of the National Elevation Dataset (NED), is available from the USGS National Geospatial Program. It has a 10 meter resolution and covers the Colorado River Basin.
  • Valley Bottom Extraction Tool results for Colorado River Basin 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Woodward, Brian; West, Amanda; Vorster, Tony; Young, Nicholas; Girma, Rebecca; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Hatcher, Emma; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    Valley Bottom Extraction Tool (V-BET) was used to spatially define riparian corridors based on topography and vegetation. The V-BET algorithm was applied to all streams and rivers present within the Colorado River Basin ...
  • Tablet Field Data Collection (csv) 

    Contributor:Vorster, Tony; Evangelista, Paul; West, Amanda; Young, Nicholas; Sturtevant, Robert; Mayer, Timothy; Woodward, Brian; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    This dataset contains 3,491 species occurrence and absence records for Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) and tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) along rivers within the Colorado River Basin in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, ...
  • Tablet Field Data Collection (shapefiles) 

    Contributor:Vorster, Tony; Evangelista, Paul; West, Amanda; Young, Nicholas; Sturtevant, Robert; Mayer, Timothy; Woodward, Brian; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    These shapefiles contain the 3,493 species occurrence and absence records for Russian olive and tamarisk represented in the Tablet Data Collection csv file. These are organized by location.
  • Mapbook Atlas of tamarisk occurrence for 2016 for select Landsat scenes 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Woodward, Brian; Mayer, Timothy; Hatcher, Emma; Girma, Rebecca; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Vahsen, Megan; Carver, Daniel; Sullivan, Julia; Martinez, Audrey; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    An ArcGIS created Mapbook atlas of the results of modeling tamarisk occurrence in select scenes in Colorado River Basin for 2016. The atlas includes an overview of the Colorado River Basin with these model results as well ...
  • Map of tamarisk probability for select Landsat scenes in 2016 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Woodward, Brian; Mayer, Timothy; Hatcher, Emma; Girma, Rebecca; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Vahsen, Megan; Carver, Daniel; Sullivan, Julia; Martinez, Audrey; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    Probability of tamarisk occurrence in 2016 as a raster for select Landsat scenes in the Colorado River Basin
  • 2016 riparian vegetation within the Colorado River Basin 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Woodward, Brian; West, Amanda; Vorster, Tony; Young, Nicholas; Girma, Rebecca; Hatcher, Emma; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    GeoTiff raster of 2016 riparian vegetation within the Colorado River Basin. This map was created from a random forest model developed in Google Earth Engine.
  • Cover field data collection 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Woodward, Brian; Mayer, Timothy; Girma, Rebecca; Carroll, Sarah; Vashisht, Amandeep; Tilakamonkul, Chanin; Campbell, Emily; Hatcher, Emma; Vahsen, Megan; Carver, Daniel; Sullivan, Julia; Martinez, Audrey; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    These shapefiles contain 353 species occurrence and absence records for Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) and tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) along rivers within the Colorado River Basin in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah.
  • Mapbook Atlas of Riparian Vegetation for 2006, 2016, and the change between years 

    Contributor:Hatcher, Emma; Young, Nicholas; Evangelista, Paul; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    An ArcGIS created Mapbook atlas of the results of modeling riparian vegetation across the Colorado River Basin. The atlas includes an overview of the Colorado River Basin with these model results as well as an indexed ...
  • Map of Tamarisk Occurrence in Landsat Scenes across Colorado River Basin from 2005 to 2007 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Girma, Rebecca; Young, Nicholas; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    An overview map of tamarisk location data between 2005-2007 that fell within WRS2 Landsat scene extents that overlap with the Colorado River Basin.
  • Map of Tamarisk Occurrence in Landsat Scenes across Colorado River Basin from 2015 to 2017 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Girma, Rebecca; Young, Nicholas; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2017
    An overview map of tamarisk location data between 2015-2017 that fell within Landsat scene extents that overlap with the Colorado River Basin.
  • Local knowledge of plants and their uses among women in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Luizza, Matthew W.; Young, Heather; Kuroiwa, Christina; Evangelista, Paul; Worede, Aserat; Bussmann, Rainer W.; Weimer, Amber
    Date:2013
    Women's local ecological knowledge (LEK) is noted by many scholars to be unique and important for local conservation and development planning. Although LEK integration is inherent to ethnobotanical research, in Ethiopia, ...
  • Demographic observations of mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni in a controlled hunting area, Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Swift, David; Wolde, Asrat
    Date:2015
    The highlands of Ethiopia are inhabited by the culturally and economically significant mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni, an endemic spiral horned antelope. The natural range of this species has become highly fragmented ...
  • Assessing habitat quality of the mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul H.; Norman, John, III; Swartzinki, Paul; Young, Nicholas E.
    Date:2012
    Populations of the endangered mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni are significantly threatened by the loss of critical habitat. Population estimates are tentative, and information on the species' distribution and available ...
  • Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale region, Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Bussmann, Rainer W.; Swartzinsky, Paul; Worede, Aserat; Evangelista, Paul
    Date:2011
    This paper reports on the plant use of laypeople of the Oromo in Southern Ethiopia. The Oromo in Bale had names/uses for 294 species in comparison to 230 species documented in the lower reaches of the Bale area. Only 13 ...
  • Bale Mountains forest tree demography data 

    Contributor:Young, Nicholas E.; Romme, William H.; Evangelista, Paul; Mengistu, Tefera; Worede, Aserat; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2013-2014
    Prism sampling data across the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. These data are collected from four different forests: Adelle, Rira, Odo-Bulu and Demaro.
  • Bale Mountains vegetation classification 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2012
    Vegetation cover for the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. Field data and spatial environmental data were used with a classification and regression tree model to develop the map. The map is at 30 meter resolution and includes 12 ...
  • Range distribution of the mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni) in Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2008
    The use of statistical models to predict species distributions and suitable habitat has become an essential tool for wildlife management and conservation planning. Models have been especially useful with rare and endangered ...

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