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Category: Ecological Research

Title: Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes (SWERI) Biophysical Monitoring Workshop Report

Author: * Seidenberg, J., * Springer, J.D. , Nicolet, T. , Battaglia, M. , Votja, C.

Subject: Monitoring, SWERI, Ecological Restoration

Abstract: On October 15-16, 2009, the Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes (SWERI) hosted a workshop in which the participants would 1) build a common understanding of the types of monitoring that are occurring in forested ecosystems of the Southwest; 2) analyze and agree on an efficient, yet robust set of biophysical variables that can be used by land mangers and scientists to monitor the effectiveness of restoration/land treatments; and 3) discuss and develop strategies to overcome common challenges to effective forest monitoring and its integration into land management decision making. An invited group of individuals representing federal and state agencies, environmental non-profits, academic institutions, and consulting firms brought their knowledge and expertise to bear on the three goals of the workshop...

Date: 2009

Type: ERI White papers

Source: ERI–Issues in Forest Restoration

Identifier: 32p.

Publisher: Ecological Research Institute

Format: PDF

Language: English