Accession Number:

ADA273631

Title:

Vegetation Resources of Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Adams County, Colorado

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SHELL OIL CO DENVER CO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

274.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of plant ecological studies conducted at RMA in 1986 and 1987. The major objectives of the vegetation studies were to identify, map, and describe major and minor plant community types Evaluate community composition, structure, and successional status compare the vegetation of the arsenal with two offsite locations - Buckley Air National Guard Base and the Plains Conservation Center. The studies provided information useful for planning habitat enhancement and vegetation activities. Particular emphasis was placed on determining the extent to which the vegetation of RMA has been effected by contamination, physical disturbance, and previous agricultural history of the site. Appendices species lists, data summaries for onsite and offsite vegetation types. Plates vegetation map, natural resource areas of special interest

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE