Supporting Documents

AIM Background

Toevs et al. 2011. BLM AIM Strategy: For Integrated Renewable Resources Management (PDF)

Toevs et al. 2011. Consistent Indicators and Methods and a Scalable Sample Design to meet AIM Needs Across Scales (PDF)

MacKinnon et al. 2011 BLM Technical Note 440 Core Terrestrial Indicators and Methods

Taylor et al. 2014. BLM Tech Note 445 AIM Monitoring: A Component of the AIM Strategy (PDF)

Developing a Spatial Framework of Common Ecological Regions for the Conterminous US (PDF)

Draft Local Workgroup Report for the National AIM Strategy (PDF)

The Heinz Center 2008. Highlights from The State of the Nation’s Ecosystems (PDF)

Herrick et al. 2010. National Ecosystem Assessment Supported by Scientific and Local Knowledge (PDF)

Ecosystem Modeling, Mapping, and Remote Sensing

Homer Mapping 2008 (PDF)

Booth and Cox 2008. Image Based Monitoring to Measure Ecological Change in Rangeland (PDF)

Omernik 1987. Ecoregions of the Conterminous US (PDF)

Technical Resources

AIM National Aquatic Monitoring Framework Technical Reference 1735-1

Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health (PDF)

Monitoring Manual For Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems Vol I – Core Methods (PDF)

Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Volume II – Project Design and Development (PDF)

National Academy of Sciences 1994. Rangeland Health – New Methods for Classification, Inventory, and Monitoring (PDF)

Regional Monitoring for Wildlife and Water with an Emphasis on Energy Development (PDF)

Miller 2005. The Structure and Functioning of Dryland Ecosystems – Conceptual Models to Inform Long-Term Ecological Monitoring (PDF)

USFWS Writing Refuge Goals (PDF)


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