BLM Submissions

Cheatgrass Mapping

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The invasion of exotic annual grasses is a widespread problem across the western United States. Of particular concern is cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), which produces continuous mats of fine, highly flammable vegetation that can drive wildfires.

Monitoring Managed Lands Using Synthetic Aperture Radar

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The emergent proliferation of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging systems, related advancements in image processing and exploitation capabilities, and the increasing availability of analysis-ready SAR data products have enhanced the BLM’s ability to use remote sensing-derived information to support resource management.