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Using Satellite-derived Maps in Rangeland Management

March 2022 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Rangeland management has used Landsat imagery for 50 years. Satellite imagery can provide a more comprehensive view of native pastures and prairies that cover swaths of Western America.

A new paper in Elsevier provides four guiding principles for ranges:

1. Use maps within a decision-making framework

2. Use maps to better understand and embrace landscape variability

3. Keep error in perspective

4. Think critically about contradictions.

Find the paper here:


Public Domain.