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UUAP 056: A Survey of Vegetation in the Curecanti Reservoir Basins

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Copyright: 1962
Trim: 7.5 x 10
Pages: 109

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978-0-87480-173-6
$17.00

UUAP 056: A Survey of Vegetation in the Curecanti Reservoir Basins

University of Utah Anthropological Paper 56

Angus M. Woodbury

University of Utah Anthropological Papers

Jesse D. Jennings, series editor

Anthropology / Archaeology

Also known as "Upper Colorado Series Number 6." This report represents the findings of the quantitative survey of vegetation made during 1961 as part of the salvage work for the three Curecanti Unit reservoirs. These included the Blue Mesa, Morrow Point, and Crystal reservoir basins on the Gunnison River in western Colorado.

The Anthropological Papers series is published on-demand on the Espresso Book Machine at the J. Willard Marriott Library of the University of Utah. No returns will be accepted.


Table of Contents:

Foreword
Contents
List of illustrations and tables
Introduction

Preliminaries

The Reservoirs

Summer Expedition of 1961
• Log of the expedition

The Survey of Vegetation
• Methods of study
• Initial training
• Field procedures
• Field records

Laboratory Studies
• Ocular estimate analysis
• Strip transect studies
• Quadrat studies
• Tree spacing study
• Water surfaces and total areas
• Statistical computations of ocular estimates
• Coverage and density of vegetation

Discussion
• Vegetation groups
• Comparison with Glen Canyon, Flaming Gorge and Navajo reservoirs

Summary
Appendices
Index

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