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Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone"s Northern Range

by Committee on Ungulate Management in Yellowstone National Park

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Wildlife Conservation,
  • Nature,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Mammals,
  • Wildlife,
  • American bison,
  • Ecology,
  • Elk,
  • Ungulates,
  • Yellowstone National Park

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358524M
    ISBN 100309083451
    ISBN 109780309083454

    Vegetation Dynamics in Yellowstone’s Northern Range: to Shannon L. Savage and Rick L. Lawrence community structure, might be more extensive and result from factors such as management practices (e.g., grazing intensity) and moderate- to long-term climate variation. Satellite-borne remote sensing data such as Landsat. Oct 18,  · Hunting Habits of Wolves Change Ecological Balance in Yellowstone. The last 10 years in Yellowstone have re-written the book on wolf biology.

    MT DOL Board of Livestock Meeting January 13, , Helena. Ecological Dynamics On Yellowstones Northern Range, National Research Council Report Issues Concerning the Management of Bison and Elk Herds in Yellowstone National Park, GAO Report which I will not refute line by line or this would turn into a book. I will address. The number of beaver colonies on the northern range increased from 1 in to 12 in (Fig. 1G). Summer counts of bison on the northern range have greatly increased since wolf reintroduction. The number of counted bison between and (x ¯ = 1, ) averaged nearly two times greater than between and (x ¯ = ) (Fig. 1H).Cited by:

    Ecological disturbance, an event or force, of nonbiological or biological origin, that brings about mortality to organisms and changes in their spatial patterning in the ecosystems they inhabit. Disturbance plays a significant role in shaping the structure of individual populations and the character. VEGETATION DYNAMICS IN YELLOWSTONE’S NORTHERN RANGE: by The Northern Range (NR) of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) is currently a critical knowledge of these systems enables managers to better understand the ecological complexities and make informed management decisions. Accurate vegetation maps are.


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Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone"s Northern Range by Committee on Ungulate Management in Yellowstone National Park Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone’s Northern Range discusses the complex management challenges in Yellowstone National Park. Controversy over the National Park Service’s approach of "natural regulation" has heightened in recent years because of changes in vegetation and other ecosystem components in Yellowstone's northern range.

Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone’s Northern Range discusses the complex management challenges in Yellowstone National Park. Controversy over the National Park Service’s approach of "natural regulation" has heightened in recent years because of changes in vegetation and other ecosystem components in Yellowstone's northern kurt-haspel.com: National Research Council.

Buy Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone's Northern Range (): NHBS - National Research Council, National Academies Press (NAP) regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone's Northern Range. By: National Research Council. pages, Figs, tabs, maps. Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone s Northern Range discusses the complex management challenges in Yellowstone National Park. Controversy over the National Park Service s approach of "natural regulation" has heightened in recent years because of changes in vegetation and other ecosystem components in Yellowstone's northern range.

Get this from a library. Ecological dynamics on Yellowstone's Northern Range. [National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ungulate Management in Yellowstone National Park.;] -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- Background and Charge to the Committee -- Natural Regulation -- Historical Context -- Climate Versus Elk As Causality of Changes in Aspen and Willow -- Organization of This Report.

College of Forestry, Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR Copyright © Oregon State University Disclaimer. Ecological Dynamics on Yellowstone's Northern Range () Environmental Health Ecological Research Terrestrial Ecology.

Get the Report Each report is produced by a committee of experts selected by the Academy to address a particular statement of task and is subject to a rigorous, independent peer review; while the reports represent views.

Nov 05,  · Yellowstone’s Northern Range is the only area of the park accessible by automobile year-round. Spectacular in every season, this region also happens to be one of the best places in the world to view wolves and other free-roaming wildlife.

It covers. Due to ecological research in the 20th century, attitudes toward wolves changed. Aldo Leopold was one who helped spur forward this change; in his essay, “Thinking Like a Mountain,” he said “The cowman who cleans his range of wolves does not realize that he is taking over the wolf’s job of trimming the herd to fit the range.

The Northern Range is the hub of wildlife in Yellowstone National Park. Occupying just 10 percent of the park, it is winter range for the largest elk herd in Yellowstone and is arguably the most carnivore-rich area in North America.

Early predator removal changed the ecosystem and restoration of carnivores has had significant and unexpected [ ]. The Northern Range provides some of the best winter recreation in the country, and some of the most easily-accessible trails and starting points in Yellowstone National Park.

Many companies are available at the North and Northeast entrances to the park which can provide equipment rental, lessons, an. This book provides the first comprehensive scientific summary of the actual response of the Yellowstone ecosystem to the kurt-haspel.comn by experts in wildlife biology, ecosystem science, landscape ecology, and forest science, the book shows not only that many things changed after the fires (for ecological components of the system are interactive.

Willow on Yellowstone's Northern Range: evidence for a trophic cascade. Article in Ecological Applications 17(6) · October with 95 Reads How we measure 'reads'. and plant age shape riparian willow dynamics in northern Yellowstone National Park, USA Kristin N.

Marshall1,2*, reconstructed from tree rings on the northern range of Yellowstone over a year period that how trophic forces control the structure of ecological commu-nities.

A large and expanding literature offers evidence ofCited by: Wildlife in Transition: Man and Nature on Yellowstones Northern Range [Don Despain] on kurt-haspel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yellowstone National Park has often been referred to as the North American equivalent of the SerengetiCited by: Although the debate over natural regulation as practiced in Yellowstone National Park has been underway since the initiation of the natural process management policy incontroversy over the management of Yellowstone’s northern range dates back to the beginning of the 20th kurt-haspel.com by: Our results are consistent with the hypothesis of a behaviorally mediated trophic cascade on Yellowstone's northern winter range following wolf reintroduction.

We suggest that the community‐altering effects of wolf restoration are an endorsement of ecological‐process management in Cited by: Ending here, though, would provide an incomplete picture of how dramatically the northern range wolf-prey system has changed over the last two decades.

Twenty years ago in the winter ofthere were at least 15, elk and ~ bison on the northern range; today, there are at least 5, elk and ~3, bison (figure 1). Nov 06,  · The Northern Range is the hub of wildlife in Yellowstone National Park.

Occupying just 10 percent of the park, it is winter range for the biggest elk herd in Yellowstone and is arguably the most carnivore-rich area in North America.

Early management of. Oct 03,  · The National Research Council () further highlighted trophic cascades as an important topic in a recent evaluation of ungulate issues in Yellowstone’s northern range and indicated research was needed to evaluate the role of wolves in the trophic dynamics of Cited by:.

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is one of the last remaining large, nearly intact ecosystems in the northern temperate zone of the Earth.

It is located within the northern Rocky Mountains, in areas of northwestern Wyoming, southwestern Montana, and eastern Idaho, and is about 18 million acres. Yellowstone National Park and the Yellowstone Caldera 'hotspot' are within it.pated from the northern range.

While wolves and mountain lions were The Ecological Role of Coyotes on Yellowstone’s Northern Range by Robert L. Crabtree and Jennifer W. Sheldon killed, a staggering 4, coyote mortali-ties were recorded. Could wolves have suppressed coyote numbers?

When re-leased from wolf pressure, could coyotes.Jan 01,  · Recovering aspen follow changing elk dynamics in Yellowstone: evidence of a trophic cascade? (Cervus elaphus) and bison (Bison bison) on the Yellowstone northern ungulate winter range, using ungulate fecal pile densities and annual elk count data.

In90% of young aspen were browsed and none were taller than cm, the height at which.