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Vegetation Patterns In Relation To Topography And Edaphic Variation Nebraska Sandhills Prairie, P. W. Barnes, A. T. Harrison, S. P. Heinisch Dec 1984

Vegetation Patterns In Relation To Topography And Edaphic Variation Nebraska Sandhills Prairie, P. W. Barnes, A. T. Harrison, S. P. Heinisch

Faculty Publications in the Biological Sciences

Detailed studies on soil texture and moisture retention indicate a close association between edaphic features and the distribution and composition of plant communities along topographic gradients at Arapaho Prairie, a typical, semi-arid Nebraska Sandhills prairie. The vegetation characteristics of three major habitat types (ridge, slope, and valley) and several minor subtypes (swale, stable ridge, and eroding ridge) are recognized and quantitatively described. Texture analysis indicates that the soils of dune slopes and ridges are largely azonal and are very coarse with substantially lower fine fractions (silt-clay ~ 13-15%) than soils of the more lowland swale and valley sites where surfact silt-clay ...


Catalog Of The Recent Scandentia And Primates In The Carnegie Museum Of Natural History, Suzanne B. Mclaren, Duane A. Schlitter, Hugh H. Genoways Sep 1984

Catalog Of The Recent Scandentia And Primates In The Carnegie Museum Of Natural History, Suzanne B. Mclaren, Duane A. Schlitter, Hugh H. Genoways

Mammalogy Papers: University of Nebraska State Museum

The Section of Mammals, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, houses six specimens of Recent tree shrews and 611 specimens of Recent primates. The only family in the Order Scandentia is Tupaiidae. Primate families represented are Lemuridae, Lorisidae, Cebidae, Callitrichidae, Cercopithecidae, Pongidae, and Hominidae. For each specimen the following data are recorded: locality; date collected; catalog number; sex; age; nature of specimen; condition of specimen and comments. The latter category gives information on the condition of the skin and skeletal material, and gives information on the availability of the specimen.


Review Of Mammals Of The Northern Great Plains By J. Knox Jones, Jr., David M. Armstrong, Robert S. Hoffmann, And Clyde Jones. University Of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1983, 379 Pages., Alan B. Sargeant Sep 1984

Review Of Mammals Of The Northern Great Plains By J. Knox Jones, Jr., David M. Armstrong, Robert S. Hoffmann, And Clyde Jones. University Of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1983, 379 Pages., Alan B. Sargeant

Mammalogy Papers: University of Nebraska State Museum

This book is a welcome addition to the general references available on the mammalian fauna of the Northern Great Plains, a region encompassing North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. No similar book about the mammals of these states has been published since Vernon Bailey's 1926 (not 1927 as shown on pages 2 and 361) publication of the mammals of North Dakota.

Mammals ofthe Northern Great Plains is a handsome 18.5 x 26 cm book printed on high-quality glossy paper and illustrated with 206 black-and-white photos and drawings. Although the text is easy to read and intended for a ...


Results Of The Alcoa Foundation-Suriname Expeditions. Ix. Bats Of The Genus Tonatia (Mammalia: Chiroptera) In Suriname, Hugh H. Genoways, Stephen L. Williams Jul 1984

Results Of The Alcoa Foundation-Suriname Expeditions. Ix. Bats Of The Genus Tonatia (Mammalia: Chiroptera) In Suriname, Hugh H. Genoways, Stephen L. Williams

Mammalogy Papers: University of Nebraska State Museum

Five species of Tonatia (bidens, brasilense, carrikeri, schulzi, and silvicola) are known to occur in Suriname. Tonatia bidens and silvicola are the largest in overall size (forearm length over 50 mm and greatest length of skull over 27.0 mm). However, T. bidens has a broader postorbital region (5.0 mm or more) and narrower mastoid region (less than 13.0 mm). The lower incisors of T. bidens are also noticeably broader than those of T. silvicola. These two species were found throughout most of the forested areas of Suriname. T. bidens displayed no secondary sexual variation in nine measurements ...


Alcataenia Pygmaeus Sp. N. (Cestoda: Dilepididae) From The Whiskered Auklet, Aethia Pygmaea, In The Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska, With A Comment On The Genera Alcataenia And Rissotaenia, Eric P. Hoberg Jul 1984

Alcataenia Pygmaeus Sp. N. (Cestoda: Dilepididae) From The Whiskered Auklet, Aethia Pygmaea, In The Western Aleutian Islands, Alaska, With A Comment On The Genera Alcataenia And Rissotaenia, Eric P. Hoberg

Faculty Publications from the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology

Alcataenia pygmaeus sp. n. is described from whiskered auklets, Aethia pygmaea (Gmelin), from the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska. It is distinguished from its congeners by the overall small size of the strobila and a combination of other characters. The rostellum is armed with 34-38 hooks that measure 41-49 µm in length. The cirrus sac is relatively short, 101-174 µm in length, and reaches or just crosses the poral osmoregulatory canals. There are 36-50 testes located entirely posterior to the female organs. The scolex is deeply embedded in the mucosal tissue of the duodenum of the host. This is the first ...


Wetlands Preservation And The Protection Of Endangered Species As Limits On Western Water Development, A. Dan Tarlock Jun 1984

Wetlands Preservation And The Protection Of Endangered Species As Limits On Western Water Development, A. Dan Tarlock

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

25 pages.


[Section] 404 Panel Discussion, Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. Jun 1984

[Section] 404 Panel Discussion, Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

5 pages.

Supplemental materials. Includes proposed bill language for Department of the Interior appropriations bill. Outline of key events and dates in the history of water law.


Panel: Section 404 Of The Clean Water Act And Section 7 Of The Endangered Species Act: Potential Impacts On Water Supplies [Supplemental Materials], Wendy C. Weiss Jun 1984

Panel: Section 404 Of The Clean Water Act And Section 7 Of The Endangered Species Act: Potential Impacts On Water Supplies [Supplemental Materials], Wendy C. Weiss

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

57 pages.

Supplemental materials. Includes text of Riverside Irrigation District v. Andrews, 568 F.Supp 563 and Opening Brief of Plaintiff-Intervenor-Appellants in Riverside Irrigation District v. Andrews, Cases No. 83-2114, 83-2115, 83-2119, 83-2230, April 3, 1984.


Groundwater Control Programs Affecting Water Development, Arthur L. Littleworth Jun 1984

Groundwater Control Programs Affecting Water Development, Arthur L. Littleworth

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

19 pages.


Ferc, Purpa And The Federal Power Act, Lawrence J. Wolfe Jun 1984

Ferc, Purpa And The Federal Power Act, Lawrence J. Wolfe

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

62 pages.

Contains references.


The Case For A Legislative Solution To Indian Water Claims, James M. Bush Jun 1984

The Case For A Legislative Solution To Indian Water Claims, James M. Bush

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

57 pages.


Reserved Water Rights Of Indian Allotments, Richard B. Collins Jun 1984

Reserved Water Rights Of Indian Allotments, Richard B. Collins

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

10 pages.

Contains references.


Instream Flows As Reserved Rights On Federal Reservations After United States V. New Mexico, Hank Meshorer Jun 1984

Instream Flows As Reserved Rights On Federal Reservations After United States V. New Mexico, Hank Meshorer

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

10 pages.


Effects Of The Clean Water Act On Water Availability And Development, Paula C. Phillips Jun 1984

Effects Of The Clean Water Act On Water Availability And Development, Paula C. Phillips

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

12 pages.


Agenda: The Federal Impact On State Water Rights, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 1984

Agenda: The Federal Impact On State Water Rights, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

Conference organizers and/or speakers included University of Colorado School of Law professors James N. Corbridge, Jr., David H. Getches, Lawrence J. MacDonnell and Richard B. Collins.

In general, water rights are a matter of state law. However, the availability and development of water are affected by important federal rights, policies and programs. In this conference, an outstanding group of private practitioners, government representatives and academics consider this important topic.


Introduction To Reserved Water Rights, Ralph W. Johnson Jun 1984

Introduction To Reserved Water Rights, Ralph W. Johnson

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

16 pages.


Indian Water Rights In The Supreme Court: A Review And Preview, Louis F. Claiborne Jun 1984

Indian Water Rights In The Supreme Court: A Review And Preview, Louis F. Claiborne

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

12 pages.


Developments In Federal Water Policies And Programs, Harold W. Furman Ii Jun 1984

Developments In Federal Water Policies And Programs, Harold W. Furman Ii

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

14 pages.


Role Of The State Courts In Adjudicating Indian Water Rights, Jon L. Kyl Jun 1984

Role Of The State Courts In Adjudicating Indian Water Rights, Jon L. Kyl

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

39 pages.


Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino Jun 1984

Negotiation As A Means Of Quantifying Indian Water Rights, Joseph R. Membrino

The Federal Impact on State Water Rights (Summer Conference, June 11-13)

88 pages.

Contains attachments.


Distribution Of The Northern Long-Toed Salamander (Ambystoma Macrodactlylum) East Of The Continental Divide In Montana, Robert Walker Apr 1984

Distribution Of The Northern Long-Toed Salamander (Ambystoma Macrodactlylum) East Of The Continental Divide In Montana, Robert Walker

Life and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Theses

Over the past twenty-six years there have been a relatively small number of reported sightings of the Northern Long-Toed salamander east of the continental divide near the Helena area. The eastern-most reported sighting was near the Tizer Lakes area in the Helena National Forest. This study of the distribution of the Northern Long-Toed salamander in Montana east of the continental divide is significant because it substantiates the eastern migration currently in progress, provides assumptions about the probable habitat in which they may be found, suggests routes which may have been traversed in the migration over the divide and suggests possible ...


The Effects Of Mowing On The Rodent Community Of A Native Tall Grass Prairie In Eastern Nebraska, Cliff A. Lemen, Mary K. Clausen Mar 1984

The Effects Of Mowing On The Rodent Community Of A Native Tall Grass Prairie In Eastern Nebraska, Cliff A. Lemen, Mary K. Clausen

Mammalogy Papers: University of Nebraska State Museum

Our results indicate that mowing, like burning, greatly reduces the use of an area by Microtus and increases the density of Peromyscus maniculatus until the grass can grow back. Depending on the rate of growth of the grass this process can take more than a year. If the prairie is mowed every year to maximize the production of hay, populations of Microtus cannot be maintained at high densities.

The study site, Nine Mile Prairie, is one of the few natural tallgrass prairies remaining in eastern Nebraska. It covers about 240 acres and is located 5 km north and 9 km ...


Muscongus Bay, Marine Wildlife Inventory And Evaluation, Alan E. Hutchinson, Sandra J. Lovett Feb 1984

Muscongus Bay, Marine Wildlife Inventory And Evaluation, Alan E. Hutchinson, Sandra J. Lovett

Maine Collection

Muscongus Bay, Marine Wildlife Inventory and Evaluation

by Alan E. Hutchinson and Sandra J. Lovett

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Augusta, Maine, February, 1984.

Contents: Preface / Acknowledgment / List of Tables / List of Figures / Introduction / Resource Inventory / Resource Evaluation / Resource Impact Assessment / Conclusions and Recommendations / References / Appendix


Der Gegenwärtige Forschungsstand Über Baragschun Und Seine Zukunftsaussichten, S. Šatar, D. Dawaa Jan 1984

Der Gegenwärtige Forschungsstand Über Baragschun Und Seine Zukunftsaussichten, S. Šatar, D. Dawaa

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

First paragraph:

In den Höhlen und Felsnischen der Hochgebirge der Mongolei findet man den Le iden und Krankheiten heilenden Wunderteer - Baragschun. Seit jeher wußten die Menschen den hohen Wert des Baragschun zu schätzen und dieses Material zu verwenden. Die Könige und der Adel haben dieses magische Heilmittel zusammen mit Gold und Edelsteinen aufbewahrt. In den heiligen Schrjften und Büchern wurde der Stoff als „magischer Teer", „Lebensstein" und „Wundetielixier" beschrieben.


Zur Blattanatomie Einiger Stipa-Arten, Z. Schamsran, Č. Žargalceceg Jan 1984

Zur Blattanatomie Einiger Stipa-Arten, Z. Schamsran, Č. Žargalceceg

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Ковыли являются широко распространенными эдификаторами растительных соо бществ Монголии и входят в состав кормовых трав пастбищных животных (А . А. Юна.тов, 1954). В. И. Грубов, 1955 различ а ет 10 видов ковыля на территории МНР.

Определе ние видов ковыля, особенно в нецветущем состоянии, встречается с некоторыми трудностями.

Мы попытались выяснить некоторых отличий в анатомических строениях листа у некоторых видов ковыля, что облегчило бы выяснению дополнительного критерия в их определении.

Анатомическое строение листьев при поперечном разрезе у исследованных видов ковыля в общих чертах сходно с таковыми у европейских.

Мы рассмотрили нек о торы е особ енности ан а томического строения листье ...


Zur Verbreitung Und Chemie Von Flechten Der Mongolischen Volksrepublik, Siegfried Huneck, Josef Poelt, Teuvo Ahti, Orvo Vitikainen, Ulzijn Cogt Jan 1984

Zur Verbreitung Und Chemie Von Flechten Der Mongolischen Volksrepublik, Siegfried Huneck, Josef Poelt, Teuvo Ahti, Orvo Vitikainen, Ulzijn Cogt

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Für das Gebiet der MVR werden Fundpunkte von 102 Flechtenart;en mitgeteilt. Davon sind 11 Arten neu für die MVR. 21 Arten wurden chemisch analysiert.

На территории МНР были собраны на разных местах 102 вида лижайников. Из них 11 вид является нозыми для МНР и для 21 вида проводился химический анализ.


Vespinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) Aus Der Mongolei, Regine Eck Jan 1984

Vespinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) Aus Der Mongolei, Regine Eck

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Von 1974-1979 wurden 273 Vespinae gesammelt, die 8 Arten angehören: Dolichovespula norwegica, D. saxonica, D adulterina, D. sylvestris, D. asiatica, Vespula vulgaris, V. gennanica, V . rufa.


Ökofaunistische Untersuchungen Über Die Heteropterenfauna Der Nw-Mongolei, Ursula Göllner-Scheiding Jan 1984

Ökofaunistische Untersuchungen Über Die Heteropterenfauna Der Nw-Mongolei, Ursula Göllner-Scheiding

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Im Verlaufe der 1977 und 1978 in drei verschiedenen Höhenstufen im Gebirge Charchiraa-uul, Aimak Uvs, im NW der Mongolei durchgeführten ökologischen Untersuchungen konnten auch 64 Arten mit 1539 Exemplaren aus 15 Familien d er Heteroptera erbeutet werden. Die Fänge wurden vor allem mit Hlife von Barberfallen und Gelbschalen erzielt. Am stärksten vertreten waren die beiden Familien der Miridae und Lygaeidae, von den übrigen Familien wurden j eweils nur wenige (eine bis höchstens vier) Arten gefangen. Der größte Teil der Arten wurde in beiden Jahren in der montanen Stufe II gefangen mit 44,4 % im Jahre 1977 und 46,6 % im ...


Die Mongoleisammlung Im Herbarium Der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Werner Hilbig Jan 1984

Die Mongoleisammlung Im Herbarium Der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Werner Hilbig

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Das Herbarium der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg besitzt eine umfangreiche Sammlung von Pflanzen aus der Mongolei. Das im wesentlichen während gemeinsamer deutsch-mongolischer biologischer Expeditionen gesammelte Material liegt als selbständige Sammlung vor. Sie enthält ca. 8000 Bögen höherer Pflanzen und umfaßt ca. 1300 determinierte Arten. Ein bedeutender Teil wurde von Spezialisten bestimmt. Umfangreich sind auch die Aufsammlungen von Flechten und Moosen , geringer die von Pilzen. Es konnten hierbei wie bei den höheren Pflanzen zahlreiche Erstnachweise erbracht werden.

In der Hauptsammlung des Herbariums sind Herbarbelege v on Pflanzen des mongolischen und südsibirischen Raumes aus dem 19. Jahrhundert enthalten, z. T. von A . v. BUNGE ...


Checklist, Distribution And Bibliography Of Mongolian Siphonaptera, M. Kiefer, M. Krumpal, N. Cendsuren, V. S. Lobachev, N. Chotolchu Jan 1984

Checklist, Distribution And Bibliography Of Mongolian Siphonaptera, M. Kiefer, M. Krumpal, N. Cendsuren, V. S. Lobachev, N. Chotolchu

Erforschung biologischer Ressourcen der Mongolei / Exploration into the Biological Resources of Mongolia, ISSN 0440-1298

Flea fauna in Mongolia is relatively unknown though the publications dealing with this problem are not few. The p·apers until 1966 are concerning ma.inly the territories delimited by natural plagua focis. Only in later periods, simu ltaneously with the intensive zoological research of the whole territory of the Mongolian People's Republic, the more detailed research of flea fauna on the whole territory takes place. The systematic research began thanks to the Mongolian-German and MongolianHungarian expeditions, the members of which have collected considerable parasitological material covering the part of northern, eastern and western Mongolia. Since the year 1970 ...