Northwest Forestry Research and Data Overview


Scientists explaining research: , USGS & USU Extension

Regional Research

U.S. Forest Service science on in riparian areas, out of the Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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Data/Data visualization

: geospatial data, maps, model and reports on regionally important habitats for fish, wildlife, and species of concern

: total moisture, soil moisture, and snow water equivalent data visualization

: temperature data and climate scenarios for streams and rivers across Western US 

: current and future climate projections of plant distributions 

: temperature and precipitation data visualization for the Western US

: geospatial data and data visualization of vegetation, seed zones, fire risks, climate change, and forest health

: GIS and Google maps of seed zones to aid in restoration of lands using genetically appropriate locally adapted plant materials