Event Title

Archival Evidence for Historical Changes in Lowland Wilderness Meadows, Ozette Prairies, Olympic National Park

Location

Map Collection (Wilson Library 170)

Start Date

11-5-2016 4:00 PM

End Date

11-5-2016 5:00 PM

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Andy Bach, Associate Professor of Environmental Geography at Western Washington University, discusses his research which explores historical vegetation changes in the Ozette Prairies, and how these changes relate to human use of the region.

His research combines field methods of soil science, ecology, and geomorphology; as well as using historical maps, to understand how natural landscapes of Washington have changed over time.

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May 11th, 4:00 PM May 11th, 5:00 PM

Archival Evidence for Historical Changes in Lowland Wilderness Meadows, Ozette Prairies, Olympic National Park

Map Collection (Wilson Library 170)

Andy Bach, Associate Professor of Environmental Geography at Western Washington University, discusses his research which explores historical vegetation changes in the Ozette Prairies, and how these changes relate to human use of the region.

His research combines field methods of soil science, ecology, and geomorphology; as well as using historical maps, to understand how natural landscapes of Washington have changed over time.