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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Taking Aim to the Field: Development, Testing, and Initial Implementation of a Scalable Sampling Framework for Monitoring ...

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-007-88
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: May 01, 2010
End Date: Apr 30, 2015

Objective:
To support AIM through the developmnet, testing, and implementation of standardized Indicators, Measurements, and Sampling Protocols.

Approach:
1) Development of a flexible sampling framework that maximizes the amount of data collected by the Bureau for a particular objective that can be combined to address other questions and/or at other scales (i.e., scalable, flexible). 2) Initial implementation and testing in 5 test areas (representing at least 3 of the following: herd management (HMAs), energy development, NLCS, restoration initiatives, RMP revision), in cooperation with local BLM offices. 3) Documentation and training.

Last Modified: 11/25/2014
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