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- Bestelmeyer, Brandon T., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Ecological indicators 2016 v.69 pp. 657-666
- Eragrostis lehmanniana; Prosopis velutina; canopy; climate; ecosystems; environmental indicators; environmental monitoring; grasses; indicator species; indigenous species; introduced plants; land classification; landscapes; managers; plant communities; range management; rangelands; soil; spatial variation; temporal variation; trees; vegetation; Arizona
- ... Vegetation dynamics in rangelands and other ecosystems are known to be mediated by topoedaphic properties. Vegetation monitoring programs, however, often do not consider the impact of soils and other sources of landscape heterogeneity on the temporal patterns observed. Ecological sites (ES) comprise a land classification system based on soil, topographic, and climate variations that can be readily ...