Status of the Sierra Nevada
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Status of the Sierra Nevada summary of the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project report.

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Published by Centers for Water and Wildland Resources, University of California in Davis .
Written in English



  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)


  • Ecosystem management -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Biotic communities -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Endangered ecosystems -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Forest ecology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Environmental mapping -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Environmental conditions.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSummary of the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project report, Summary of the SNEP report
SeriesWildland Resources Center report ;, no. 39, Report (University of California (System). Wildland Resources Center) ;, no. 39.
ContributionsSierra Nevada Ecosystem Project., University of California (System). Centers for Water and Wildland Resources.
LC ClassificationsQH76.5.S54 S73 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL727899M
ISBN 101887673032
LC Control Number97116672

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  Birds of the Sierra Nevada book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This beautifully illustrated and user-friendly book presents th /5(7).   About the Book. This beautifully illustrated and user-friendly book presents the most up-to-date information available about the natural histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins of their names, the habitats they prefer, how they communicate and interact with one another, their relative abundance, and where they occur within the region. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Great overview of the pertinent history of the Sierra Nevada, from the beginning of European. The discussions of John Muir can get a little cloying, as reflects Muir's singular status in the Sierra Club (Mr. Farquhar was persident of the Sierra Club during the '30's and '40's). But don't let that put you off.4/5(1). A solid primer on Sierra Nevada developments, expeditions, infrastructure and key personalities. Touches on many names, places and ideas, perfect to stimulate interest for further investigation. The writing is crisp and approachable. Greatest room for improvement would be a clearer and more easily illustrated map/5.

35 Status of Aquatic Invertebrates Nancy A. Erman 36 Status of Riparian Habitat G. Mathias Kondolf, Richard Kattelmann, Michael Embury, Don C. Erman SECTION IV: AGENTS OF CHANGE IN THE SIERRA NEVADA 37 An Overview of Fire in the Sierra Nevada Kevin S. McKelvey, Carl N. Skinner, Chi-ru Chang, Don C. Erman, Susan J. Husari, David J. A great and informitive read! The History of the Sierra Nevada covers a broad swath of California history. The book progresses from the time when Indian tribes were the only inhabitants of the Sierra, to the first hesitant, sometimes unwise (Donner party),forays into the Sierra by the first California immigrants; finally culminating in the the creation of the Sierra Club and a discussion /5(13). The Sierra Nevada (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə n ɪ ˈ v æ d ə,-ˈ v ɑː d ə /) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Sierra Nevada is part of the American Cordillera, an almost continuous chain of mountain Coordinates: 36°34′43″N °17′31″W / . Spine title: Status of the Sierra Nevada. Series Wildland Resources Center report ; no. Note Erratum inserted in v.'s 1, 3 & Addendum. SNEP = Sierra .