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A Conservation Assessment and Resource Synthesis for
The Coastal Forests and Mountains Ecoregion
in the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska

MAP GALLERY

GIS Analysis and Cartography by David Albert,
The Nature Conservancy in Alaska

This assessment developed and integrated a suite of geographic information for public and private lands throughout southeastern Alaska. These maps provide a snap-shot of GIS products referenced in the text of individual sections.

Land Ownership & Management

Biogeographic Provinces

Biogeographic Provinces
(download PDF - 0.3 Mb)

Study Area (by province)

POW_GRP

Also see study area maps for: Yakutat Forelands, Fairweather Range, Glacier Bay, Chilkat River, Lynn Canal, Taku River, Stikine River, Chichagof Island, Admiralty Island, Baranof Island, Kuiu Island, Kupreanof / Mitkof, Wrangell / Zarembo / Etolin, Revillagigedo Is. / Cleveland Peninsula, and Misty Fiords.

General Land Status

General Land Status
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

Conservation Scale

Watershed-scale Conservation
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

Terrestrial Ecological Systems

Terrestrial Ecosystems
(download PDF - 2.6 Mb)

 

Forest Condition (by province)

POW Forest Condition

Also see forest condition within Biogeographic Provinces for: Yakutat Forelands, Chilkat River, Lynn Canal, Taku River, Stikine River, Chichagof Island, Admiralty Island, Baranof Island, Kuiu Island, Kupreanof / Mitkof, Wrangell / Zarembo / Etolin, Revillagigedo Is. / Cleveland Peninsula, and Misty Fiords.

Landform Association

Landform Association
(download PDF - 2.5 Mb)

 

Snow Accumulation

Snow Accumulation
(download PDF - 1.9 Mb)

 

Floodplain Model of Anadromous Fish Habitat

Floodplain model
(download PDF - 1.9 Mb)

 

Species Richness of Pacific Salmon and Steelhead

Species Richness of Salmonids
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

A Watershed-based typology of estuaries

Estuary Types
(download PDF - 0.3 Mb)

 

Watershed-scale Protection and Forest Condition

Watershed condition and conservation
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

MARXAN MODELS - BY TARGET

A Marxan optimization for conservation of large-tree forests

Marxan: Large-tree Forest
(download PDF - 3.5 Mb)

 

A Marxan optimization for conservation of winter habitat for Sitka black-tailed deer

Marxan: Deer
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

A Marxan optimization for conservation of late-summer habitat for brown and black bear

Marxan: Bear
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

A Marxan optimization of watershed-scale conservation for biodiversity of salmonids

Marxan: Salmon
(download PDF - 0.2 Mb)

 

 

MARXAN ON COMBINED FOCAL TARGETS - SUB-WATERSHED SCALE

Core Areas of Biological Value

Core Areas of Biological Value
(download PDF - 9.1 Mb)

 

Conservation Status of Core Areas of Biological Value

GAP Status of Core Areas
(download PDF - 8.7 Mb)

 

MARXAN ON COMBINED FOCAL TARGETS - WATERSHED SCALE

Watershed Conservation Priorities

Watershed Priorities
(download PDF - 4.4 Mb)

 

INTEGRATED CONSERVATION AREA DESIGN

A Spatial Optimization of Biodiversity and Timber Values in development of an Integrated Conservation Area Design

Conservation Area Design
(download PDF - 4.9 Mb)