Accession Number : ADA324078

Title :   Habitat Suitability Mapping Through Integration of Multicriteria Evaluation Techniques with a Geographic Information System (GIS).

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Ference, Anthony A.

PDF Url : ADA324078

Report Date : DEC 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 181

Abstract : The presence of an endangered species, the Pacific Pocket Mouse (PPM), in critical Marine Corps training areas aboard Camp Pendleton may adversely affect training activities that are crucial to meeting the Marine Corps' mission. Camp Pendleton must focus limited budgetary assets for live trapping surveys of the PPM in the areas of best habitat suitability and the purpose of this study was to develop a PPM habitat suitability map of Camp Pendleton. Suitability maps were developed by integrating expert opinion with the Camp Pendleton Geographic Information System (GIS) database.

Descriptors :   *MAPPING, *HABITATS, *GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS, MARINE CORPS, DECISION MAKING, THESES, SURVEYS, MISSIONS, ECOSYSTEMS, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, MICE, ENDANGERED SPECIES, WILDLIFE, TRAPS.

Subject Categories : Ecology
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE