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Project Investigators Institutions Date (start-finish)
Assessment of Rangeland Ecosystem Conditions in the Indian Creek Allotment, San Juan County, Utah

Mark Miller

U.S. Geological Survey

2007 - 2010
Annotated Checklist of Vascular Flora, Canyonlands National Park

Walt Fertig

NPS-NCPN

Moenave Consulting

Univ. of Wyoming

2009
 Macroinvertebrate Communities and Habitat Characteristics in the Northern and Southern Colorado Plateau Network

Anne Brasher

U.S. Geological Survey

 2010
 Integrated Multi-scale Analysis of the Salt Creek Watershed, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Anne Brasher

Mark Miller

Michael Scott

Duty Perkins

David Thoma

U.S. Geological Survey

NPS-SEUG

U.S. Geological Survey

NPS-NCPN

NPS-NCPN

2009 - 2011
 Ecological Thresholds as a Basis for Defining Management Triggers for NPS Vital Signs

Mark Miller

Steve Garman

U.S. Geological Survey

 2009 - 2011
Vegetation Classification and Mapping Project Report, Canyonlands National Park

Janet Coles

Amy Tendick

Aneth Witgh

Dusty Perkins

Marion Reid

Karin Decker

NPS-NCPN

NatureServe

Colorado State Univ.

 2011
Development of a Science Based Decision Making Model in Restoration of a Pinyon-Juniper Woodland  

Nichole Barger

Mark Miller

Jeff Herrick

 

Univ. of Colorado

NPS-SEUG

USDA-ARS

2009 - 2012 
 Satellite Detection and Mapping of Early Season Invasive Plants, Canyonlands National Park

Ray Kokaly

Mark Miller

U.S. Geological Survey

NPS-SEUG

2006 - Ongoing
 Evaluation of Field and Analysis Techniques for use as long-term monitoring tools for Mexican Spotted Owls and their Habitats

Leah Lewis

Brent D. Bibles

Frank P. Howe

Utah State Univ.

UT Div. of Wildlife Res.

2010 - 2013
 Differences in macroinvertebrate community structure along a gradient of habitat conditions in streams and rivers of the semi-arid Colorado Plateau

Matthew Miller

Anne Brasher

U.S. Geological Survey

 2009 - in review
 Carbon management on public lands in the Intermountain West: Multi-scale analysis of carbon stock response to human and natural disturbances

Jason Neff

Nichole Barger

Lisa Dilling

Jana Milford

University of Colorado

 2011 - 2014
 Examining the trade-offs between fugitive dust production, suppression, and potential effects on roadside vegetation in Arches National Park, UT, USA

Scott Hoffman

Mark Brunson

Jayne Belnap

Janis Boettinger

Chris Call

Chris Montz

Utah State Univ.

U.S. Geological Survey

 2009-2012
 Landscape Genetics of Stipa hymenoides (Indian ricegrass) in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks—Research to Support Grassland Restoration Planning in the Context of Changing Climatic Conditions

Troy Wood

Mark Miller

U.S. Geological Survey

National Park Service

 2011-2012
 Long-Term Changes in Colorado Plateau Ecosystems Using Repeat Photography

Mark E. Miller

Robert H. Webb

Charles D. Schelz

Jayne Belnap

National Park Service

U.S. Geological Survey

 2011-2014
 Ecosystem Assessment on the Monticello Ranger District, Manti-La Sal National Forest

Matt Van Scoyoc

Eugene Schupp

Karie Veblen

Barry Baker

Utah State University

The Nature Conservancy

U.S. Forest Service

 2011-2013
 Assessing small mammal response to Holocene climate and land use change on the Colorado Plateau

Allison Stegner

University of California at Berkley

 2012-2014
 Digital Soil Mapping of Soil Properties and historical Aerial photo Analysis as Tools for Developing and Testing Ecological Site Concepts

Colby Brungard

Mike Duniway

Janis Boettenger

Barry Baker

Utah State University

U.S. Geologic Survey

The Nature Conservancy

 2012-2013
 Impact of deer, elk, and cattle on plant community composition and structure: an examination of long term livestock and wildlife exclosure on the Colorado Plateau

Kyle Nehring

Kari Veblen

Utah State University

 2012-2014
 Beef Basin sagebrush restoration

April Darger

Eugene Schupp

Utah State University

 2012-2014
 Arthropod inventory

Neil Cobb

Tim Graham

Matt Van Scoyoc

Barry Baker

Northern Arizona University

Utah State University

The Nature Conservancy

 2012-2014