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A graph depicting how an area changes through time with a well pad
May 29, 2020

How an area changes through time with a well pad

Graph showing A) Landsat time series of the Soil-Adjusted Total Vegetation Index (SATVI) from 1984-2011. Phases include pre-drilling from 1984-2002, active from 2002-2006, and post-abandonment 2006-2011, B) Bfast model of trends used to estimate breaks in the time series, and C) orhtophotos showing the site during different points in time and where those dates fall on the

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A graphic showing well pads in the Colorado Plateau
May 29, 2020

Well pads in the Colorado Plateau

Location map of the Colorado Plateau ecoregion; ecoregion detail (A) with individual well sites identified by a black dot; Google Earth Pro aerial photography showing the footprint of oil and gas development at the landscape scale as small light colored patches (B); Google Earth Pro close-up of well pads and roads (C).

A photo of a distressed desert
May 21, 2020

Distressed desert

Distressed desert 

A photo of a distressed desert
May 21, 2020

Disturbed desert landscape with erosion

Disturbed desert landscape with erosion

A photo of a distressed desert of the Sonoran Desert
May 21, 2020

distressed desert of the Sonoran Desert - carousal

distressed desert of the Sonoran Desert, carousal image

Photo of a desert landscape
May 21, 2020

Arid Landscape

Aerial view of a desert landscape

A photo of a field crew measuring density of grasses
May 21, 2020

Field Crew Measuring Density of Grasses

Field crew measuring cover of Lehmann Lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) and Boer Lovegrass (E. curvula var. conferta = E. chloromelas) in a desert grassland of southern Arizona. 

A photo of Sonoran Desert of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona
May 21, 2020

Sonoran Desert of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

The Sonoran Desert of the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona.

photo of the desert
May 21, 2020

Desert landscape

Desert Landscape

Photo of a disturbed desert landscape
May 21, 2020

Disturbed desert landscape

Disturbed desert landscape 

Photo of field crew
May 21, 2020

Field Crew

Field crew collecting validation information for remote sensing products.

A photo of a desert landscape
May 21, 2020

Desert landscape

Desert landscape