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- Weltz, Mark A., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Arid land research and management 2003 v.17 no.4 pp. 369
- rangelands; range management; ecology; ecosystems; ecosystem management; sustainable agriculture; environmental monitoring; simulation models; decision support systems
- ... Rangelands and pastures are found in every state and cover 55% of the land surface of the United States. Taken as a whole, from Western deserts and grasslands to meadows and woodlands, rangelands comprise some 364 million ha or 80% of the land in the 17 Western states. The vast expanses and remoteness of rangelands make assessing economic and ecological sustainability a difficult task. Currently, ...