USGS Store



Product Details
Product Number: 112579
Scale: 1:1,175,000
Alternate ID: -
ISBN: 978-0-607-98429-3
Authors: ALAN J. WOODS
Version Date: 01/01/2001
Regions: UT
Countries: USA
Media: Paper
Format: Flat
Additional Details
Description: Ecoregions denote areas of general similarity in ecosystems and in the type, quality, and quantity of environmental resources; they are designed to serve as a spatial framework for the research, assessment, management, and monitoring of ecosystems and ecosystem components. Ecoregions are directly applicable to the immediate needs of state agencies, including the development of biological criteria and water quality standards, the establishment of management goals for nonpoint-source pollution, and integrated ecosystem management. The approach used to compile this map is based on the premise that ecological regions can be identified through the analysis of the patterns of biotic and abiotic phenomena that reflect differences in ecosystem quality and integrity. These phenomena include geology, physiography, vegetation, climate, soils, land use, wildlife, and hydr ology. Use this map, text, and photographs to teach and learn about the physical geography, flora, fauna, landscape processes, and ecosystems of Utah.
Survey Date: 2001
Height In Inches: 35.750
Length In Inches: 44.250
Boundary Type: Political Unit
Two Sided: Yes
Pieces: 1
Languages: English
View/Download Free PDF