Event Title

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

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Description

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.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

11-5-2016 4:00 PM

End Date

11-5-2016 5:00 PM

Location

Map Collection (Wilson Library 170)

Genre/Form

Lectures

Geographic Coverage

Olympic National Park (Wash.)

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Prairies--Ecology--Olympic National Park (Wash.); Vegetation dynamics--Olympic National Park (Wash.); Soil science

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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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.