Appendix A and Appendix B
Appendix A
Appendix A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Design Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why?  Quantify. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Whom? Be specific. </li></ul...
<ul><ul><li>Random walk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quadrat  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transect, single or parallel </li><...
<ul><li>For Quadrat  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Divide existing base map into an equal grid system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Canopy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBH </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Open/closed canopy </li></ul><ul><li>Dense/thinned/managed </li></ul><ul><li>Open/closed understory </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Based on the goal of the mapping: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cavity Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basking sites </li...
<ul><li>Existing Conditions Plans, Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>MassGIS </li></ul><ul><li>NRCS </li></ul><ul><li>Aerial Photo...
<ul><li>Legend </li></ul><ul><li>Over Topographic plan (preferably NGVD)  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Type </li></ul></ul>...
<ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methodology </li...
<ul><li>Study  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrowing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microhabitat, single species </li></ul></ul>...
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AMWS Habitat Analysis Workshop~ Appendix A/B and Cover Map Synthesis

  1. 1. Appendix A and Appendix B
  2. 2. Appendix A
  3. 3. Appendix A
  4. 12. <ul><li>Design Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? Quantify. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Whom? Be specific. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Use? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At What Scale? </li></ul></ul>
  5. 13. <ul><ul><li>Random walk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quadrat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transect, single or parallel </li></ul></ul>
  6. 14. <ul><li>For Quadrat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Divide existing base map into an equal grid system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>50’ x50’ or 100’ x 100’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign numbers to plots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using random number generator, identify species richness quadrats. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use greater than 30% of sampled site. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specify parameters – walk timing, intensity and or constraints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel quadrat in parallel transects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Datasheet </li></ul></ul>
  7. 15. <ul><li>Canopy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DBH </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sapling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shrub </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For specialized mapping such as invasives- C. orbiculatus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Herbaceous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dominants </li></ul></ul>
  8. 16. <ul><li>Open/closed canopy </li></ul><ul><li>Dense/thinned/managed </li></ul><ul><li>Open/closed understory </li></ul><ul><li>Herbaceous </li></ul><ul><li>Substrate </li></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>Based on the goal of the mapping: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cavity Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basking sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boulder fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microbursts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mudflats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bogs </li></ul></ul>
  10. 18. <ul><li>Existing Conditions Plans, Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>MassGIS </li></ul><ul><li>NRCS </li></ul><ul><li>Aerial Photos </li></ul><ul><li>CAPS </li></ul><ul><li>NHESP </li></ul>
  11. 19. <ul><li>Legend </li></ul><ul><li>Over Topographic plan (preferably NGVD) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus areas (if used for species work) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 20. <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assumption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equal chance of single observation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bias </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human error </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental error </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stochastic event </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maturation event </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical error </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Findings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stand </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hardwood, softwood, Mixed wood </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Succession </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early, second, mid, Late </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Even, uneven, mono </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application to Goal </li></ul></ul>
  13. 21. <ul><li>Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrowing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microhabitat, single species </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expansion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phasing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape level </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Note: May be economically unfeasible in permitting process </li></ul></ul></ul>

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