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Title: Linking critical ecological processes to landscape pattern : implications for USACE planning and operations
Authors: Navigation Systems Research Program (U.S.)
Altman, Safra
Reif, Molly K.
Swannack, Todd M.
Keywords: Ecology
Environmental management
Ecosystem management
Geographic Information Systems
Landscape metrics
Relational database
Publisher: Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical note (Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering (U.S.)) ; V-23.
Description: Technical Note
Purpose: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) presents a relational database that lists, describes, and links critical ecological processes to their associated landscape metrics and patterns. It is meant to provide a better understanding of the relationships between ecological processes and landscape pattern, which is critical for successful project planning and operations. Such a database is the first of its kind for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project-level assessment of potential impacts and benefits related to ecosystem functions.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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