Illilouette Creek Basin Vegetation Maps
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|Last updated:||May 22, 2017 at 5:26 p.m. by Ekaterina Rakhmatulina|
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These vegetation maps were created in order to assess the changes in land cover caused by 40 years of managed wildfire within the Illilouette Creek Basin of Yosemite National Park. Between 1980 and 1973, only 8ha are known to have burned within the watershed. Since 1973, over half of the watershed has burned at least once (including 75% of the vegetated area). Vegetation was divided into the following categories using eCognition software and the best available aerial imagery: conifer forest, shrubland, sparse vegetation, dense meadow, and aspen.
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|1969 Vegetation Map of Illilouette Creek Basin||RasterResource||Gabrielle Boisrame||Discoverable & Shareable||Open Access|
|2012 Vegetation Map of Illilouette Creek Basin||RasterResource||Gabrielle Boisrame||Discoverable & Shareable||Open Access|
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