Land Treatment Digital Library

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Publications About the Land Treatment Digital Library


1. Fact Sheet

  Pilliod, David, 2009, Land treatment digital library—A dynamic system to enter, store, retrieve, and analyze Federal land-treatment data (ver. 1.1, August 2015): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3095, 2 p., (view)

2. Data Release

  Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., and Jeffries, M.I., 2019, USGS Land Treatment Digital Library Data Release: A centralized archive for land treatment tabular and spatial data (ver. 2.0, May 2020): U.S. Geological Survey data release, (view)

3. Website

  Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., and Jeffries, M.I., 2019, USGS Land Treatment Digital Library Data Release: A centralized archive for land treatment tabular and spatial data (ver. 3.0, November 2020): U.S. Geological Survey data release, (date accessed). (view)

4. Meta-analyses

  Pilliod, D.S., J.L. Welty, and G.R. Toevs. 2017. Seventy-five years of vegetation treatments on public rangelands in the Great Basin of North America. Rangelands 39:1–9. (view)
  Copeland, S. M., Munson, S. M., Pilliod, D. S., Welty, J. L., Bradford, J. B. and Butterfield, B. J. (2018), Long-term trends in restoration and associated land treatments in the southwestern United States. Restoration Ecology, 26: 311–322. doi:10.1111/rec.12574 (view)

Publications Using the Land Treatment Digital Library

  Barga, S.C., Olwell, P., Edwards, F., Prescott, L. and Leger, E.A., 2020. Seeds of Success: A conservation and restoration investment in the future of US lands. Conservation Science and Practice, p.e209. (view)
  Jones, M.O., Naugle, D.E., Twidwell, D., Uden, D.R., Maestas, J.D. and Allred, B.W., 2020. Beyond Inventories: Emergence of a New Era in Rangeland Monitoring. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 73(5), pp.577-583. (view)
  Nafus, A.M., Svejcar, T.J. and Davies, K.W., 2020. Native Vegetation Composition in Crested Wheatgrass in Northwestern Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 73(1), pp.9-18. (view)
  Pilliod, D.S., Jeffries, M.I., Arkle, R.S. and Olson, D.H., 2020. Reptiles Under the Conservation Umbrella of the Greater Sage‐Grouse. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 84(3), pp.478-491. (view)
  Pyke, D.A., Shriver, R.K., Arkle, R.S., Pilliod, D.S., Aldridge, C.L., Coates, P.S., Germino, M.J., Heinrichs, J.A., Ricca, M.A. and Shaff, S.E., 2020. Postfire growth of seeded and planted big sagebrush—strategic designs for restoring greater sage‐grouse nesting habitat. Restoration Ecology. (view)
  Barnard, D.M., M.J. Germino, R.S. Arkle, J.B. Bradford, M.C. Duniway, D.S. Pilliod, D.A. Pyke, R.K. Shriver, J.L. Welty. 2019. Soil characteristics are associated with gradients of big sagebrush canopy structure after disturbance. Ecosphere 10: e02780. (view)
  Copeland, S.M., Munson, S.M., Bradford, J.B. and Butterfield, B.J., 2019. Influence of climate, post‐treatment weather extremes, and soil factors on vegetation recovery after restoration treatments in the southwestern US. Applied Vegetation Science, 22(1), pp.85-95. (view)
  Davies, K.W., R.C. Rios, J.D. Bates, D.D. Johnson, J. Kerby, and Chad S. Boyd. 2019. To burn or not to burn: Comparing reintroducing fire with cutting an encroaching conifer for conservation of an imperiled shrub‐steppe. Ecology and Evolution 9: 9137-9148. (view)
  Mahood, A.L. and J.K. Balch. 2019. Repeated fires reduce plant diversity in low‐elevation Wyoming big sagebrush ecosystems (1984–2014). Ecosphere 10: e02591 (view)
  Requena-Mullor, J.M., K.C. Maguire, D.J. Shinneman, and T.T. Caughlin. 2019. Integrating anthropogenic factors into regional‐scale species distribution models—A novel application in the imperiled sagebrush biome. 2019. Integrating anthropogenic factors into regional‐scale species distribution models—A novel application in the imperiled sagebrush biome. Global Change Biology (Online) (view)
  Shriver, R.K., C.M. Andrews, R.S. Arkle, D.M. Barnard, M.C. Duniway, M.J. Germino, D.S. Pilliod, D.A. Pyke, J.L. Welty, and J.B. Bradford. 2019. Transient population dynamics impede restoration and may promote ecosystem transformation after disturbance. Ecology Letters 22: 1357-1366. (view)
  Condon, L.A. and D.A. Pyke. 2018. Fire and Grazing Influence Site Resistance to Bromus tectorum Through Their Effects on Shrub, Bunchgrass and Biocrust Communities in the Great Basin (USA). Ecosystems 21: 1416-1431. (view)
  Condon, L.A. and Pyke, D.A., 2018. Resiliency of biological soil crusts and vascular plants varies among morphogroups with disturbance intensity. Plant and Soil, 433(1-2), pp.271-287. (view)
  Johnston, A. N., Beever, E. A., Merkle, J. A., & Chong, G. (2018). Vegetation responses to sagebrush-reduction treatments measured by satellites. Ecological Indicators, 87, 66-76.
  Jones, M.O., Allred, B.W., Naugle, D.E., Maestas, J.D., Donnelly, P., Metz, L.J., Karl, J., Smith, R., Bestelmeyer, B., Boyd, C. and Kerby, J.D., 2018. Innovation in rangeland monitoring: annual, 30 m, plant functional type percent cover maps for US rangelands, 1984–2017. Ecosphere, 9(9), p.e02430. (view)
  Rohde, A.T., D.S. Pilliod, and S.J. Novak. 2018. Insect communities in big sagebrush habitat are altered by wildfire and post-fire restoration seeding. Insect Conservation and Diversity. (view)
  Shriver, R.K., C.M. Andrews, D.S. Pilliod, R.S. Arkle, J.L. Welty, M.J. Germino, M.C. Duniway, D.A. Pyke, and J.B. Bradford. 2018. Adapting management to a changing world: Warm temperatures, dry soil, and interannual variability limit restoration success of a dominant woody shrub in temperate drylands. Global Change Biology 24: 4972-4982 (view)
  Church, M. 2017. Plant community response to mowing in Wyoming big sagebrush habitat in Nevada (Doctoral dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno).
  Condon, L.A. 2017. Biological Soil Crusts of the Great Basin: An Examination of their Distribution, Recovery from Disturbance and Restoration (Doctoral dissertation, Oregon State University). 136. (view)
  Mahood, A.L. 2017. Long-Term Effects of Repeated Fires on the Diversity and Composition of Great Basin Sagebush Plant Communities. Master of Arts Thesis. University of Colorado at Boulder. 46p. (view)
  Strand, E., C. Bowman-Prideaux, and B.A. Newingham. 2017. Do perennial bunchgrasses competitively exclude Bromus tectorum in post-fire rehabilitation across spatial scales? - Final report to the Joint Fire Science Program - Project 15-2-01-22: p. 21. (view)
  Williams, J. R., Morris, L. R., Gunnell, K. L., Johanson, J. K., & Monaco, T. A. (2017). Variation in sagebrush communities historically seeded with crested wheatgrass in the eastern Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 70(6), 683-690. (view)
  Dougherty, A.L. 2016. Long-Term Monitoring of Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery: A Case Study in Winnemucca District, Nevada. George Mason University. 104p. (view)
  Holbrook, J. D., R. S. Arkle, J. L. Rachlow, K. T. Vierling, D. S. Pilliod, and M. M. Wiest. 2016. Occupancy and abundance of predator and prey: implications of the fire- cheatgrass cycle in sagebrush ecosystems. Ecosphere 7: e01307. (view)
  Holbrook, J.D., D.S. Pilliod, R.S. Arkle, J.L. Rachlow, K.T. Vierling, M.M. Wiest. 2016. Transition of Vegetation States Positively Affects Harvester Ants in the Great Basin, United States. Rangeland Ecology & Management 69: 449-456. (view)
  Shinneman S.J., and S.K. McIlroy. 2016. Identifying key climate and environmental factors affecting rates of post-fire big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) recovery in the northern Columbia Basin, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25: 933-945 (view)
  Swanson, S.R., J.C. Swanson, P.J. Murphy, J.K. McAdoo, and B. Schultz. 2016. Mowing Wyoming Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis) Cover Effects Across Northern and Central Nevada. Rangeland Ecology & Management 69: 360-372 (view)
  Leger, E. A., & Baughman, O. W. 2015. What Seeds to Plant in the Great Basin? 2015. Comparing Traits Prioritized in Native Plant Cultivars and Releases with those that Promote Survival in the Field. Natural Areas Journal, 35(1), 54-68. (view)
  Arkle, R.S., Pilliod, D.S., Hanser, S.E., Brooks, M.L., Chambers, J.C., Grace, J.B., Knutson, K.C., Pyke, D.A., Welty, J.L., Wirth, T., 2014, Quantifying restoration effectiveness using multi-scale habitat models- implications for sage-grouse in the Great Basin. DOI- 10.1890/ES13-00278.1: Ecosphere, v. 5, no. 3, p. 1-32. (view)
  Knutson, K.C., Pyke, D.A., Wirth, T., Arkle, R.S., Pilliod, D.S., Brooks, M.L., Chambers, J.C., Grace, J.B., 2014, Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems. DOI- 10.1111/1365-2664.12309: Journal of Applied Ecology, v. 51, no. 5, p. 1414-1424. (view)
  Gray, E.C. and P.S. Muir. 2013. Does Kochia prostrata spread from seeded site? An evaluation from southwestern Idaho. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66: 191-203.
  Sankey, J.B., Wallace, C.S.A. , Ravi, S. 2013. Phenology-based remote sensing of post-burn disturbance windows in rangelands. Ecological Indicators 30:35-44.
  Gray, E.C. 2011. An Evaluation of the Invasion Potential of Kochia prostrata (forage kochia) in Southwestern Idaho, USA. Master of Science Thesis. Oregon State University. 73p. (view)
  Jensen, S. and Stettler, J. 2011 Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station and USDI Bureau of Land Management, Boise, ID. 2011 Progress Report. 87p. (view)
  Finn, S.P., K. Kitchell, L. Baer, D.R. Bedford, M.L. Brooks, A.L. Flint, L.E. Flint, J.R. Matchett, A. Mathie, D.M. Miller, D.S. Pilliod, A.Torregrosa, and A. Woodward. 2010. Great Basin Integrated Landscape Monitoring Pilot Summary Report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, p. 50. (view)
  Knutson, K.C., D.A. Pyke, T.A.Wirth, D.S. Pilliod, M.L. Brooks and J.C. Chambers. 2009. A Chronosequence Feasibility Assessment of Emergency Fire Rehabilitation Records within the Intermountain Western United States - Final report to the Joint Fire Science Program - Project 08-S-08: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1099, p. 20. (view)

How to cite the Land Treatment Digital Library:
Pilliod, D.S., Welty, J.L., and Jeffries, M.I., 2019, USGS Land Treatment Digital Library Data Release: A centralized archive for land treatment tabular and spatial data (ver. 3.0, November 2020): U.S. Geological Survey data release, (date accessed).

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