National Park Service

Inventory & Monitoring (I&M)

Case Studies

NPScape methods, data, maps, and guidance are being used to conduct landscape-level analyses at local, regional, and national scales. The examples below illustrate some of the common uses and contributions of NPScape.

SAGU NRR 2013

Monahan, W. B., D. E. Swann, and J. A. Hubbard. 2013. Landscape dynamics of Saguaro National Park. Natural Resource Report NPS/NRSS/NRR—2013/615. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

KIMO demographics

National Park Service. 2013. Current status and recent trends in age and race of local communities surrounding Kings Mountain National Military Park. Resource Monitoring Brief - Landscape Dynamics. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Park Science-Spring/Summer 2012

Monahan, W. B., D. E. Swann, J. A. Hubbard, and J. E. Gross. 2012. Monitoring park landscape dynamics through NPScape: Saguaro National Park. ParkScience 29(1):69–78. Available online at http://www.nature.nps.gov/ParkScience/index.cfm?ArticleID=576.

APIS Landscape Dynamics

Kirschbaum, A. A., U. B. Gafvert and W. B. Monahan. 2012. Landsat-based monitoring of landscape dynamics at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, 2004-2009. Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/GLKN/NRTR—2012/608. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Sustainable Natural Resources Management

William B. Monahan and John E. Gross (2012). Upstream Landscape Dynamics of US National Parks with Implications for Water Quality and Watershed Management, Sustainable Natural Resources Management, Abiud Kaswamila (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-670-6, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/upstream-landscape-dynamics-of-us-national-parks-with-implications-for-water-quality-and-watershed-m

NPScape Strategic LCCs

Monahan, W.B., and D.M. Theobald. 2012. Strategic Landscape Conservation Cooperative Partnerships Facilitate Species' Responses to Climate Change. US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology. Annual Symposium. Newport, RI. April 8-12, 2012.

NPS Geospatial Analysis of Proposed Solar Energy Program Lands

National Park Service. 2012. NPS Geospatial Analysis of Proposed Solar Energy Program Lands. Inventory and Monitoring GIS Program. Fort Collins, CO.

NPS Geospatial Analysis of Proposed Solar Energy Program Lands

National Park Service. 2012. Supplement to the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement: Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States. Natural Resource Stewardship and Science. Fort Collins, CO.

Landscape dynamics GYA

McIntyre, C. L., and C. Ellis. 2011. Landscape dynamics in the Greater Yellowstone Area. Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/GRYN/NRTR-2011/506. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Susquehanna to Roseland

National Park Service. 2011. Susquehanna to Roseland 500-kV Transmission Line Right-of-Way and Special Use Permit Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River. Bushkill, PA

Natural Resource Monitoring BICA

Greater Yellowstone Inventory & Monitoring Network. 2011. Natural Resource Monitoring at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Bozeman, MT.

CMP NPScape

Crown Managers Partnership. 2010. NPScape Products: Presenting examples of maps and statistical tables derived through NPScape.


Natural Resource Condition Assessments


CAVO NRCA

Bennetts, R. E., K. Struthers, P. Valentine-Darby, T. Folts, H. Sosinski, and E. Yost. 2012. Capulin Volcano National Monument: Natural Resource Condition Assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/SOPN/NRR—2012/492. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2182563

ASIS NRCA

Carruthers, T., K. Beckert, B. Dennison, J. Thomas, T. Saxby, M. Williams, T. Fisher, J. Kumer, C. Schupp, B. Sturgis, and C. Zimmerman. 2011. Assateague Island National Seashore natural resource condition assessment: Maryland, Virginia. Natural Resource Report NPS/ASIS/NRR—2011/405. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2171501

ROVA NRCA

Cole, C. A., R. Wagner, M. C. Brittingham, C. P. Ferreri, L. Gorenflo, M. W. Kaye, B. Orland, and K. Tamminga. 2012. Natural resource condition assessment for the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites (ROVA). Natural Resource Report NPS/NER/NRR—2012/557. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2187491

BICA NRCA

Komp, M. R., A. J. Nadeau, E. Iverson, L. Danzinger, S. Amberg, K. Kilkus, J. Sopcak, C. Jean, M. Myers, and B. Drazkowski. 2012. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Natural Resource Condition Assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/BICA/NRR—2012/554. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2187397

WICA NRCA

Komp, M. R., K. J. Stark, A. J. Nadeau, S. Amberg, E. Iverson, L. Danzinger, L. Danielson, and B. Drazkowski. 2011. Wind Cave National Park: Natural resource condition assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/WICA/NRR—2011/478. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2181746

DETO NRCA

Komp, M. R., K. J. Stark, A. J. Nadeau, S. Amberg, E. Iverson, and B. Drazkowski. 2011. Devils Tower National Monument: Natural Resource condition assessment. Natural resource Report NPS/DETO/NRTR—2011/479. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2181747

COLO NRCA

Lookingbill T., C. N. Bentsen, T. J. B. Carruthers, S. Costanzo, W. C. Dennison, C. Doherty, S. Lucier, J. Madron, E. Poppell, and T. Saxby. 2012. Colonial National Historical Park natural resource condition assessment: Virginia. Natural Resource Report NPS/COLO/NRR—2012/544. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2186045

SEKI NRCA

National Park Service. 2013. A natural resource condition assessment for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Natural Resource Report NPS/SEKI/NRR—2013/665. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2195490

APCO NRCA

Schneider, R. M., J. L. Dorr, A. F. Teets, E. D. Wolf, and J. M. Galbraith. 2012. Natural resource condition assessment: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Virginia. Natural Resource Report NPS/NER/NRR—2012/536. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2185704

RICH NRCA

Schneider, R. M., A. F. Teets, and J. L. Dorr. 2012. Natural resource condition assessment for Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia. Natural Resource Report NPS/NER/NRR—2012/548. National Park Service. Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2186197

MNRR NRCA

Stark, K.J., L.J. Danzinger, M.R. Komp, A.J. Nadeau, S. Amberg, E. Iverson, D. Kadlec, and B. Drazkowski. 2011. Missouri National Recreational River: Natural Resource Condition Assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/MNRR/NRR—2011/476. National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO.

JECA NRCA

Stark, K. J., E. Iverson, M. R. Komp, S. Amberg, A. J. Nadeau, L. J. Danzinger, and B. Drazkowski. 2011. Jewel Cave National Monument: Natural resource condition assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/JECA/NRR—2011/477. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2181743

FODO NRCA

Sundin, G., L. Worsham, N. Nibbelink, G. Grossman, and M. Mengak. 2013. Natural resource condition assessment for Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Natural Resource Report NPS/FODO/NRR—2013/621. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2192834

MONO NRCA

Thomas, J. E., A. Banasik, J. P. Campbell, T. J. B. Carruthers, W. C. Dennison, M. Lehman, and M. Nortrup. 2011. Monocacy National Battlefield natural resource condition assessment: National Capital Region. Natural Resource Report NPS/NCRN/NRR—2011/415. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2172115

ANTI NRCA

Thomas, J. E., J. Calzarette, J. P. Campbell, T. J. B. Carruthers, D. Cohen, W. C. Dennison, L. Donaldson, A. Landsman, M. Lehman, M. Nortrup, and E. Wenschhof. 2011. Antietam National Battlefield natural resource condition assessment: National Capital Region. Natural Resource Report NPS/NCRN/NRR—2011/413. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2172109

MANA NRCA

Thomas, J. E., J. P. Campbell, T. J. B. Carruthers, W. C. Dennison, B. Gorsira, M. Lehman, and M. Nortrup. 2011. Manassas National Battlefield Park natural resource condition assessment: National Capital Region. Natural Resource Report NPS/NCRN/NRR—2011/414. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: http://www.nature.nps.gov/water/nrca/assets/docs/MANA_NRCA.pdf

SEKI NRCA

Thorne, J., W. B. Monahan, A. Holguin, and M. Schwartz. 2013. A natural resource condition assessment for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Appendix 1 - landscape context. Natural Resource Report NPS/SEKI/NRR—2013/665.1. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2195491

BISO NRCA

Worsham, L, G. Sundin, N. Nibbelink, G. Grossman, and M. Mengak. 2013. Natural resource condition assessment for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Natural Resource Report NPS/BISO/NRR—2013/619. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Available from: https://irma.nps.gov/App/Reference/Profile/2192827

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