You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: The Missouri River Floodplain: History of Oak Forest & Current Restoration Efforts
Author: Dey, Daniel C.; Burhans, Dirk; Kabrick, John; Root, Brain; Grabner, Jennifer; Gold, Mike
Source: The Glade. Vol. 3 no. 2.:p. 2-4. (2000)
Publication Series: Journal/Magazine Article (JRNL)
Description: Efforts to restore floodplains are complicated by our variable understanding of history and ecology; our lack of knowledge of past environmental and vegetative conditions; and our differing viewpoints of what natural, what the role of humans is in the ecosystem, and what the desirable restored state is. Managers are challenged to decide how to restore native vegetation and hydrologic regimes in the Mississippi and Missouri River floodplains because they are among the most altered ecosystems in North America.
Keywords: North America, floodplains, ecology, Missouri River floodplain, Mississippi, oak forest, restoration
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- This publication may be available in hard copy. Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
XML: View XML
Dey, Daniel C.; Burhans, Dirk; Kabrick, John; Root, Brain; Grabner, Jennifer; Gold, Mike 2000. The Missouri River Floodplain: History of Oak Forest & Current Restoration Efforts. The Glade. Vol. 3 no. 2.:p. 2-4. (2000)
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility