Detecting spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground production in a tallgrass prairie using remotely sensed data

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Spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground production is a tallgrass prairie ecosystem constitute one of the important spatial components associated with ecological processes and biophysical resources (e.g. water and nutrients). This study addresses the effects of disturbance, topography, and climate on the spatial and temporal patterns of North American tallgrass prairie at a landscape level by using high resolution satellite data. Spatial heterogeneity derived from the satellite data was related to the impacts of the disturbance of fire and grazing, topographical gradient, and amount of precipitation during the growing season. The result suggests that ecological processes and biophysical resources can ... continued below

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Su, Haiping; Krummel, J.R.; Briggs, J.M.; Knapp, A.K. & Blair, J.M. May 1, 1996.

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Spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground production is a tallgrass prairie ecosystem constitute one of the important spatial components associated with ecological processes and biophysical resources (e.g. water and nutrients). This study addresses the effects of disturbance, topography, and climate on the spatial and temporal patterns of North American tallgrass prairie at a landscape level by using high resolution satellite data. Spatial heterogeneity derived from the satellite data was related to the impacts of the disturbance of fire and grazing, topographical gradient, and amount of precipitation during the growing season. The result suggests that ecological processes and biophysical resources can be quantified with high resolution satellite data for tallgrass prairie management.

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  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) international geoscience and remote sensing symposium, Lincoln, NE (United States), 28-31 May 1996

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  • Other: DE96008389
  • Report No.: ANL/EA/CP--89386
  • Report No.: CONF-960504--6
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 243441
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc667567

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Su, Haiping; Krummel, J.R.; Briggs, J.M.; Knapp, A.K. & Blair, J.M. Detecting spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground production in a tallgrass prairie using remotely sensed data, article, May 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667567/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.