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  • MOR2 hydraulic field data 

    Author(s):Venable, Niah B.H.; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Jigjisuren, Odgarav; Jamiyankhuyag, Sukhbaatar
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TXT; PDF; CSV
    This record contains spreadsheets with location and measurements data from hydrologic (streamflow) and hydraulic (floodplain characteristics) work performed in Summer 2012 by S.R.Fassnacht, Niah B.H. Venable, Odgarav ...
  • MOR2 hydrology field data 

    Author(s):Venable, Niah B.H.; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Jigjisuren, Odgarav; Jamiyankhuyag, Sukhbaatar
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; CSV; PDF; TXT; TSV
    This record contains tables with location and measurements data from hydrologic (streamflow) work performed in Summer 2012 by S.R.Fassnacht, Niah B.H. Venable, Odgarav Jigjisuren and Sukhbaatar Jamiyankhuyag.
  • MOR2 plot level climate data 

    Author(s):Angerer, Jay
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; CSV; TXT
    MOR2 study plot level climate data from the WordClim (1950-2000), Climate Prediction Center (1979-2012), and APHRODITE (1961-2007).
  • MOR2 ecological data 

    Author(s):Reid, R.S.; Jamsranjav, C.; Fernández-Giménez, M.E.; Laituri, M.; Jamiyansharav, Kh.; Altanzul, T.; Baasandorj, Ya.; Zumberelmaa, D.
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; CSV; PDF; TXT
    MOR2 ecological data were collected from 143 winter camps at three different grazing distances in four different ecological zones. Ecological field data includes soil pit descriptions, soul surface data including resource ...
  • MOR2 organization profile survey data 

    Author(s):Fernández-Giménez, M.E; Ulambayar, Tungalag; Baival, Batkhishig; Batjav, Batbuyan; Laituri, Melinda; Linn, Sophia; Roynane, Bridget; Holfelder, Kirsten; Jamiyansharav, Khishigbayar
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TSV; PDF; TXT
    Organization level social data were collected from 142 pastoral groups.
  • Mongolian livestock data 

    Author(s):Angerer, Jay; Jamiyansharav, Khishigbayar
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TXT; TSV
    The file "Mongolia_livestock_numbers_1970_2014.tsv" contains the raw livestock numbers and the conversions to sheep units collected by Jay Angerer (jangerer@brc.tamus.edu) on 09/07/2016 from The Mongolia Office of National ...
  • MOR2 hydro meteorological data 

    Author(s):Venable, Niah B.H.; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Jigjisuren, Odgarav
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TSV; TXT
    This data set is an archive of monthly precipitation, maximum temperature, minimum temperature, mean monthly streamflow, and median monthly streamflow data for selected stations in the Khangai Mountain region.
  • MOR2 household survey data 

    Author(s):Fernández-Giménez, M.E.; Ulambayar, Tungalag; Baival, Batkhishig; Batjav, Batbuyan; Laituri, Melinda; Linn, Sophia; Roynane, Bridget; Holfelder, Kirsten; Jamiyansharav, Khishigbayar
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TSV; PDF; TXT
    Household level social data were collected from 706 households.
  • Mongolian herder households 

    Author(s):Jamiyansharav, Khishigbayar; Fernández-Giménez, M.E.
    Date:2020
    Format:ZIP; TXT; TSV
    This file contain machine-readable data detailing the number of livestock owning households in Aimags in Mongolia. Number of herder households obtained from the Mongolian statistical bulletins from each year (1991-2012). ...
  • Building resilience of Mongolian rangelands: a trans-disciplinary research conference 

    Author(s):Fernandez-Gimenez, Maria E.; Baival, Batkhishig; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Wilson, David; Ganbold, Chimgee; Vanluu, Dugermaa; Purevsuren, Munkhzul
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; conference proceedings
    Mongolia is a semi-arid and arid country in Asia where the climate has been changing more drastically than many other locations across the globe. The proceedings of the "Trans-disciplinary Research Conference: Building ...
  • Acknowledgement of conference and proceedings funders 

    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    The Organizing Committee of the Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference would like to acknowledge all supporters and organizers of this conference.
  • Building resilience of Mongolian rangelands: a trans-disciplinary research conference - preface 

    Author(s):Fernandez-Gimenez, Maria E.; Fassnacht, Steven R.; Baival, Batkhishig
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Mongolia is a semi-arid and arid country in Asia where the climate has been changing more drastically than many other locations across the globe. The proceedings of the "Trans-disciplinary Research Conference: Building ...
  • Defining the ecological site descriptions and its use as a rangeland management tool in Mongolia 

    Author(s):Densambuu, Bulgamaa; Ulambayar, Budbaatar; Battur, Ankhtsetseg; Sainnemekh, Sunjidmaa; Nyam-Ochir, Gankhuyag; Bestelmeier, Brandon
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    The concept of classifying any area into ecological sites, according to that area's productivity, based on varying soil, climatic and hydrological conditions, and its capacity to endure different intensities of use and to ...
  • Towards a national mapped classification of terrestrial ecosystems in Mongolia: a pilot study in the Gobi Desert region 

    Author(s):Heiner, Michael; Batsaikhan, Nyamsuren; Galbadrakh, Davaa; Bayarjargal, Yunden; Zumberelmaa, Dash; Ariungerel, Dorjgotov; Evans, Jeffrey; von Werden, Henrik; Kiesecker, Joseph
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    In Mongolia, partners from national and aimag governments, academia and NGOs have developed regional conservation plans that balance the government commitment to protection of natural habitats with planned development of ...
  • Is overgrazing a pervasive problem across Mongolia?: an examination of livestock forage demand and forage availability from 2000 to 2014 

    Author(s):Gao, W.; Angerer, J. P.; Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E.; Reid, R. S.
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Pastoral livestock production is considered a pillar of the Mongolian economy. Since the early 1990's, Mongolia has transitioned to a market economy, and livestock numbers have trended upward. Recent remote sensing studies ...
  • Distance-to-well effects on plant community based on palatability and grazing tolerance in the desert-steppe of Mongolia 

    Author(s):Narantsetseg, Amartuvshin; Kang, Sinkyu; Ko, Dongwook
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Wells in grasslands are usually accompanied with increased traffic by humans and livestock. The purpose of this study was to detect whether plant community structure differs in spatial arrangement with different grazing ...
  • Changes in soil properties along grazing gradients in the mountain and forest steppe, steppe and desert steppe zones of Mongolia 

    Author(s):Baasandorj, Ya.; Khishigbayar, J.; Fernandez-Gimenez, M. E.; Tsogtbaatar, J.; Delgertsetseg, R.; Chantsallkham, J.
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Recent debates about the condition of Mongolia's rangelands and possible causes of rangeland change highlight the need for greater understanding of changes in grassland soil fertility and physical characteristics associated ...
  • Land degradation assessment in Gobi-Altai Province 

    Author(s):Vova, Oyudari; Kappas, Martin; Renchin, Tsolmon; Degener, Jan
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Remote Sensing and GIS analyses were embedded to monitor interactions and relationships between land use and land cover changes in the regional ecological space of Gobi-Altai province (Western part of Mongolia). In the ...
  • Satellite-based assessments on regional summer and winter conditions triggering massive livestock loss (Dzud) in Mongolia 

    Author(s):Kang, Sinkyu; Jang, Keunchang; Lkhamsuren, Bolorerdene
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Dzud is a term referring either to conditions when melting snow refreezes to form an icy layer covering the grass, or to unusually heavy snow falls in Eurasian arid and semi-arid regions. Under dzud condition, animals ...
  • Phenology of Stipa krylovii Roshev. and Stipa tianschanica var. klemenzii Roshev., species dominating the vegetation communities of Hustai National Park 

    Author(s):Tserendulam, Ts.; Oyuntsetseg, B.; Nyambayar, D.; Bayarsaikhan, U.
    Date Issued:2015-06
    Format:born digital; proceedings (reports)
    Hustai National Park (HNP), which is one of the important parts of the Mongolian Special Protection Areas network, was founded in 1992 with the purpose of reintroducing the Takhi horse (Equus ferus przewalskii). HNP ...

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