Jump to Main Content
- Williams, C.J.; Pierson, Frederick B.; Nouwakpo, Sayjro K.; Al-Hamdan, Osama Z.; Kormos, Patrick R.; Weltz, Mark A.
- Catena 2020 v.185 pp. 103477
- Southwestern United States, etc ; Artemisia; Bromus tectorum; Juniperus; Pinus; basins; canopy; conifers; ecosystems; grasses; growing season; indigenous species; land management; land ownership; overland flow; perennials; plant cuttings; prediction; prescribed burning; private lands; public lands; raindrop impact; rainfall simulation; rangelands; risk; runoff; sediment yield; sediments; shredding; shrubs; soil; soil resources; sowing; steppes; trees; understory; wildfires; woodlands; Show all 38 Subjects
- ... Pinyon (Pinus spp.) and juniper (Juniperus spp.) woodland encroachment has imperiled a broad ecological domain of the sagebrush steppe (Artemisia spp.) ecosystem in the Great Basin Region, USA. As these conifers increase in dominance on sagebrush rangelands, understory vegetation declines and ecohydrologic function can shift from biotic (vegetation) controlled retention of soil resources to abioti ...