Recent Submissions

  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Intensive Modified Whittaker plot locations in the Bale Mountains 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2011
    Spatial locations of Intensive Modified Whittaker plot locations in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. Each location represents the center of a 20 meter x 50 meter plot where vegetation and wildlife data were collected.
  • List of plant species found in the Bale Mountains 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2009-2015
    A list of plant species found during multiple field sampling campaigns across and number of locations in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. Information includes scientific name, growth type, common name, local name and if the ...
  • Mapping four decades of fire history for targeted conservation in the south-central highlands of Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Chignell, Stephen; Fowler, Chandra; Hopping, Kelly; Schulte, Darin; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2015
    The Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia comprise one of the largest and least studied mountain systems in Africa. An internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot, the region is home to Bale Mountains National Park ...
  • Mapping four decades of fire history for targeted conservation in the south-central highlands of Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Chignell, Stephen; Fowler, Chandra; Hopping, Kelly; Schulte, Darin; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2015
    The Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia comprise one of the largest and least studied mountain systems in Africa. An internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot, the region is home to Bale Mountains National Park ...
  • Application of Landsat 8 imagery and statistical models for mapping critical headwater wetlands of Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Chignell, Stephen; Anderson, Ryan; Wakie, Tewodros; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2014
    The Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia comprise one of Africa's least-studied massifs, and are home to the world-renowned Bale Mountain National Park. A designated Biodiversity Hotspot, the area also serves as the ...
  • Measuring and interpreting the ecosystem service of forest biodiversity 

    Contributor:Romme, William; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2015-03
    Biodiversity provides a supporting service to millions of people in the world and for those living in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia. Collecting data, analyzing data and interpreting results on forest biodiversity is ...
  • Application of Landsat 8 imagery and statistical models for mapping critical headwater wetlands of Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Chignell, Stephen; Anderson, Ryan; Wakie, Tewodros; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2014
    The Bale Mountains of south-central Ethiopia comprise one of Africa's least-studied massifs, and are home to the world-renowned Bale Mountain National Park. A designated Biodiversity Hotspot, the area also serves as the ...
  • Tree species demographics and dynamics in the native forest at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resource Management, central Ethiopia 

    Contributor:Romme, William; Sturtevant, Bob; Mengistu, Tefera; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2014
    The extent and ecological integrity of native forests in Ethiopia have been greatly diminished during the past century. Native forests continue to be threatened by conversion to agricultural fields or plantations of ...