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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jason W Karl
Range Management Research
Res Ecologist

Phone: (575) 646-1301
Fax: (575) 646-5889
Room 254
2995 KNOX STREET
LAS CRUCES, NM, 88003

Projects
WEB-BASED MONITORING TOOL ENHANCEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422450
Development of a Rapid Ecoregional Assessment for the Chihuahuan Desert – Support and Conceptual Modeling
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424656
Development of Computer Systems for Sharing Sustainable Land Management Knowledge and Information
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424735
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONSERVATION OF WESTERN RANGELANDS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423561
Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) to aid in sustaining military mission and training
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425253
TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING-RELATED PROJECTS 2012
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423631
Management Technologies for Western Rangelands
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424317

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sage-grouse habitat assessment framework: multi-scale habitat assessment tool - (Government Publication) - (10-Jun-14)
Modeling vegetation heights from high resolution stereo aerial photography: an application for broad-scale rangeland monitoring Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillan, J., Karl, J.W., Duniway, M., Elaksher, A. 2014. Modeling vegetation heights from high resolution stereo aerial photography: an application for broad-scale rangeland monitoring. Journal of Environmental Management. 144:226-235.
Interpretation of high-resolution imagery for detecting vegetation cover composition change after fuels reduction treatments in woodlands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J., Barger, N.N., Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M.C. 2014. Interpretation of high-resolution imagery for detecting vegetation cover composition change after fuels reduction treatments in woodlands. Ecological Indicators. 45:570-578.
Multi-scale ecosystem monitoring: an application of scaling data to answer multiple ecological questions - (Abstract Only) - (17-Apr-14)
A double-sampling approach to deriving training and validation data for remotely-sensed vegetation products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Taylor, J.J., Bobo, M. 2014. A double-sampling approach to deriving training and validation data for remotely-sensed vegetation products. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 35 (5):1936-1955.
JournalMap: Research. Reimagined. - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W. 2013. JournalMap: Research. Reimagined ]abstract]. International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers 2013 Innovations Seminar. December 4, 2013, London, UK. http://www.stm-assoc.org/events/innovations-seminar-2013/?presentations.
Land degradation and climate change: a sin of omission? - (Other)
Herrick, J.E., Sala, O., Karl, J.W. 2013. Land degradation and climate change: a sin of omission?. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. ll:283.
Toward a method of collaborative, evidence-based response to desertification - (Proceedings) - (10-Jul-13)
Geographic searching for ecological studies: A new frontier - (Review Article)
Karl, J.W., Gillan, J.K., Herrick, J.E. 2013. Geographic searching for ecological studies: A new frontier. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 28(7):383-384.
Discovering ecologically relevant knowledge from published studies through geosemantic searching Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Unnasch, R.S., Gillan, J.K., Ellis, E.C., Lutters, W.G., Martin, L.J. 2013. Discovering ecologically relevant knowledge from published studies through geosemantic searching. Bioscience. 63(8):674-682.
Using JournalMap to improve ecological knowledge discovery and visualization - (Abstract Only) - (17-Apr-13)
Monitoring response to disturbance in dynamic rangelands - (Abstract Only) - (12-Apr-13)
Aim-Monitoring: a Component of the Blm Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring Strategy - (Government Publication)
Taylor, J.T., Toevs, G., Karl, J.W., Bobo, M., Karl, M.S., Miller, S., Spurrier, C. 2014. AIM-Monitoring: a component of the BLM assessment, inventory, and monitoring strategy. Government Publication/Report. Technical Note 445. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Mangement, National Operations Center, Denver, CO. BLM/OC/ST-14/003+1735. 11 p.
The global land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Supporting evidence-based, site-specific land use and management through cloud computing, mobile applications and crowdsourcing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Urama, K.C., Karl, J.W., Boos, J., Johnson, M., Shepherd, K.D., Hempel, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Davies, J., Guerra, J.L. 2013. The global land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Supporting evidence-based, site-specific land use and management through cloud computing, mobile applications and crowdsourcing. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(1):5A-12A.
Using spatial statistics and point-pattern simulations to assess the spatial dependency between greater sage-grouse and anthropogenic features Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillan, J., Strand, E., Karl, J.W., Reese, K., Laninga, T. 2013. Using spatial statistics and point-pattern simulations to assess the spatial depenency between greater sage-grouse and anthropogenic features. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 37(2):301-310.
A land-potential knowledge system (LandPKS) based on local and scientific knowledge of land productivity and resilience - (Proceedings)
Herrick, J.E., K.C. Urama, J.W. Karl, J. Boos, M-V.V. Johnson, K.D. Shepherd, J. Hempel, B.T. Bestelmeyer, J. Davies, J. Larson Guerra, C. Kosnik, D.W. Kimiti, A. Losinyen Ekai, K. Muller, L. Norfleet, N. Ozor, T. Reinsch, J. Sarukhan and L.T. West. 2013. A Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) Based on Local and Scientific Knowledge of Land Productivity and Resilience. Pp 314-318 In: W.J. Amman, M. Stal, A. Roth, S. Jacquet and M. Stiffler, editors. UNCCD 2d Scientific Conference Extended Abstracts, Oral Presentations and Workshops. Bonn, Germany, April 9-11, 2013.
The land potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Increasing land productivity and resilience - (Abstract Only)
Herrick, J.E., Urama, K.C., Boos, J., Karl, J.W., Kosnik, C. 2012. The land potential knowledge system (LandPKS): Increasing land productivity and resilience (abstract). 2012 African Technology Policy Studies (ATPS) Annual Conference & Workshops, November 19-22, 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. p. 64.
Using spatial statistics and point pattern simulations to assess the spatial dependency between greater sage-grouse and man-made features - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-12)
A strategy for rangeland management based on best available knowledge and information Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Browning, D.M. 2012. A strategy for rangeland management based on best available knowledge and information. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:638-646.
Revolutionary land use change in the 21st century: Is (rangeland) science relevant? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Andrews, S., Baldi, G., Duniway, M., Havstad, K.M., Karl, J.W., Karlen, D.L., Peters, D.C., Quinton, J.N., Riginos, C., Shaver, P.L., Twomlow, S. 2012. Revolutionary land use change in the 21st century: Is (rangeland) science relevant? Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:590-598.
JournalMap: Geo-semantic searching for relevant knowledge - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W., Unnasch, R.S., Herrick, J.E., Gillan, J. 2012. JournalMap: Geo-semantic searching for relevant knowledge [abstract]. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 5-8, 2012, Portland, Oregon. PS 19-220.
Scale in conservation planning - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Mar-12)
Using very-large-scale aerial imagery for rangeland monitoring and assessment: Some statistical considerations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Duniway, M.C., Nusser, S.M., Opsomer, J.D., Unnasch, R.S. 2012. Using very-large-scale aerial imagery for rangeland monitoring and assessment: Some statistical considerations. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(4):330-339.
A holistic strategy for adaptive land management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M., Pyke, D.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Wills, S.A., Brown, J.R., Karl, J.W., Havstad, K.M. 2012. A holistic strategy for adaptive land management. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(4):105A-113A.
Modeling erosion in a southern New Mexico watershed using agwa: Sensitivity to variations of input precision and scale - (Abstract Only)
Burnett, S., Karl, J.W., Abbott, L. 2012. Modeling erosion in a southern New Mexico watershed using agwa: Sensitivity to variations of input precision and scale [abstract]. 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, January 29-February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington. p. 0217.
Deriving shrub heights from high resolution stereo-pair aerial imagery: An application for broad-scale rangeland monitoring - (Abstract Only)
Gillan, J.K., Karl, J.W., Duniway, M.C. 2012. Deriving shrub heights from high resolution stereo-pair aerial imagery: An application for broad-scale rangeland monitoring [abstract]. 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, January 29 - February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington. p. 0114.
A technique for estimating rangeland canopy-gap size distributions from high resolution digital imagery - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W., Duniway, M.C., Schrader, T.S. 2012. A technique for estimating rangeland canopy-gap size distributions from high resolution digital imagery [abstract]. Society for Range Management 65th Annual Meeting, January 29-February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington. p. 0255.
Dima Quick Start, Database for Inventory, Monitoring and Assessment - (Other)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E., Courtright, E. 2011. DIMA quick start, database for inventory, monitoring and assessment. USDA ARS Jornada Experimental Range Reference. 42 p.
Blm Core Terrestrial Indicators and Methods - (Government Publication)
Mackinnon, W., Herrick, J.E., Toevs, G.R., Karl, J.W., Karl, M.S., Spurrier, C.S., Taylor, J.J. 2011. BLM Core Terrestrial Indicators and Methods. Technical Note 440. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, National Operations Center, Denver, CO. BLM/OC/ST-11/003+1735. 13 p.
Rangeland and pasture monitoring: An approach to interpretation of high-resolution imagery focused on observer calibration for repeatability Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duniway, M., Karl, J.W., Schrader, T.S., Baquera, N., Herrick, J.E. 2012. Rangeland and pasture monitoring: An approach to interpretation of high-resolution imagery focused on observer calibration for repeatability. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 184(6):3789-3804.
Consistent indicators and methods and a scalable sample design to meet assessment, inventory, and monitoring information needs across scales Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toevs, G., Karl, J.W., Taylor, J., Spurrier, C., Karl, M., Bobo, M., Herrick, J.E. 2011. Consistent indicators and methods and a scalable sample design to meet assessment, inventory, and monitoring information needs across scales. Rangelands. 33(4):14-20.
Turning information into knowledge for rangeland management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W. 2011. Turning information into knowledge for rangeland management. Rangelands. 33(4):3-5.
Rangeland assessment and monitoring methods guide - an interactive tool for selecting methods for assessment and monitoring Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Colson, K., Swartz, H. 2011. Rangeland assessment and monitoring methods suide - an interactive tool for selecting methods for assessment and monitoring. Rangelands. 33(4):48-54.
The devil is in the details: overcoming the challenge of implementing consistent ecosystem indicators for cross-scale ecosystem understanding - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W., Peters, D.C. 2010. The devil is in the details: overcoming the challenge of implementing consistent ecosystem indicators for cross-scale ecosystem understanding. Ecological Informatics [abstract]. 7th International Conference on Ecological Informatics (ISEI7), December 13-16, 2010, Ghent, Belgium. CDROM.
Monitoring and assessment based on ecological sites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Herrick, J.E. 2010. Monitoring and assessment based on ecological sites. Rangelands. 32(6):60-64.
Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management - (Proceedings)
Herrick, J.E., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J.R., Karl, J.W. 2010. Land health and ecological sites: application to land use planning and management. In: Memorias de I Congeso Internacional de Pastizales Chiapas. Tustla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico, October 13-15, 2010. pp. 48-57.
A suite of tools for monitoring and assessing impacts of road networks and off-road vehicle activity on rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Duniway, M.C., Herrick, J.E., Karl, J.W., Van Zee, J.W. 2010. A suite of tools for monitoring and assessing impacts of road networks and off-road vehicle activity on rangelands [abstract]. Annual Meeting Society for Range Management, February 7-12, 2010, Denver, Colorado. PC-24, pg. 89.
Spatial dependence of predictions from image segmentation: a methods to determine appropriate scales for producing land-management information - (Proceedings)
Karl, J.W., Laliberte, A., Rango, A. 2010. Spatial dependence of predictions from image segmentation: a methods to determine appropriate scales for producing land-management information. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, and Spatial Information Sciences. June 29 - July 2, 2010, Ghent, Belgium. Vol. No. XXXVIII-4/C7.
Spatial dependence of predictions from image segmentation: A variogram-based method to determine appropriate scales for producing land-management information Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W., Maurer, B.A. 2010. Spatial dependence of predictions from image segmentation: A variogram-based method to determine appropriate scales for producing land-management information. Ecological Informatics. 5:194-202.
Spatial predictions of cover attributes of rangeland ecosystems using regression kriging and remote sensing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karl, J.W. 2010. Spatial predictions of cover attributes of rangeland ecosystems using regression kriging and remote sensing. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:335-349.
Using object-based image analysis to guide the selection of field sample locations - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W., Macfarlane, D.W. 2010. Using object-based image analysis to guide the selection of field sample locations [abstract]. GEOBIA 2010 Conference, June 29 - July 2, 2010. Ghent Belgium.
Cumulative effects analysis (CEA) tools - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W., Unnasch, R.S., Kanaga, M., Frid, L. 2010. Cumulative effects analysis (CEA) tools [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. ESD-3.
Making spatial predictions of rangeland ecosystem attributes using regression kriging - (Abstract Only)
Karl, J.W. 2010. Making spatial predictions of rangeland ecosystem attributes using regression kriging [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. 0-186.
Monitoring and assessing global impacts of roads and off-road vehicle traffic - (Abstract Only)
Herrick, J.E., Duniway, M.C., Karl, J.W., Van Zee, J.W. 2010. Monitoring and assessing global impacts of roads and off-road vehicle traffic [abstract]. 63rd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, February 7-11, 2010, Denver, Colorado. O-166.
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