Accession Number:

ADA467806

Title:

Habitat Fragmentation Handbook for Installation Planners: Status and Options

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER CHAMPAIGN IL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB

Report Date:

2006-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

200.0

Abstract:

The primary objective of this work is to provide military installation planners with a source book on the state of the art in how to analyze the probability and risks of habitat fragmentation for animal Threatened and Endangered Species TES. The document provides a review of habitat fragmentation issues, focusing on those of highest concern to Army Military Installation Land Managers. It has been designed to capture information developed during the 4-year ERDC research project called Quantify Effects of Fragmentation and Approaches to Mitigate. Major components include 1 TES habitat background survey 2 Army TES Life histories and potential supporting data types 3 Description of major Fragmentation initiatives 4 Survey of the major Fragmentation modeling techniques 5 Evaluation of Data Quality 6 Potential inputs for a long term TES monitoring capability 7 Recommendations for future directions.

Subject Categories:

  • Ecology
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE