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A Tree Ring Based Fire History of the Clover Mountains, Lincoln County, Nevada
Fire is a dominant form of disturbance in the American west, and is a primary management concern because of its threat to natural resources and human development. Research on fire history of the Great Basin is lacking. ...
Use of Statistical Methods to Study Corrosion Aggressiveness at Nevada Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall Sites
Nevada has over 150 mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls at 39 locations. Recently, high levels of corrosion were observed due to accidental discovery at two of these locations, specifically I-515/Flamingo ...
Riparian Response to the Interactive Effects of Livestock Grazing and Wildfire in Northern Nevada
In 1999-2001, a series of large wildfires burned 2.8-million acres across much of Northern Nevada. Wildfires of varying severity and extent burned though many of the State's limited riparian areas. The broad occurrence ...
Potential concrete aggregate reactivity in Northwestern Nevada
(University of Nevada, Reno, 2004)
Laboratory testing and petrography indicate that a relatively high potential for Alkali-Silica reactivity exists in several aggregates in northwestern Nevada.
Geophysical constraints on seismic hazard and tectonics in the Western Basin and Range
(University of Nevada, Reno, 2001)
Methods of shallow exploration geophysics are used to gather information regarding seismic hazards and tectonics.
Fuel Analysis in Upper Elevation Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands of Lincoln County, Nevada
Wildland fires are an important component of the Great Basin ecosystem, and their behavior is greatly controlled by forest fuels. Understanding changes in fuel conditions through time can enable managers to better manage ...
Hunting in Nevada: An Analysis of Hunter Characteristics, Behaviors and Motivations
Hunting has played a significant role in the development of human societies and continues to play a significant role in defining culture in the present. While hunting is not now necessary to human survival as it was in the ...