Assessing elk trail and wallow impacts in Mount Rainier National Park
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Assessing elk trail and wallow impacts in Mount Rainier National Park final report by William J. Ripple

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Published by Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory - ERSAL, Oregon State University, College of Forestry in Corvallis, Or .
Written in English


  • Aerial photography in forestry -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park.,
  • Botany -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- Remote sensing.,
  • Soils -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- Remote sensing.,
  • Elk -- Behavior -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Mount Rainier National Park -- Remote sensing.,
  • Vegetation surveys.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRemote sensing research.
Statementsubmitted by William J. Ripple, Edward E. Starkey, and Barry J. Schrumpf.
ContributionsStarkey, Edward., Schrumpf, Barry J., Oregon State University. Environmental Remote Sensing Applications Laboratory., United States. National Park Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 33, [53] leaves :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14374953M

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