Road Density Models Describing Habitat Effectiveness for Elk
Models depicting elk response to changes in the density of forest roads usually require extrapolation beyond the data. Results are likely to reflect the calculation technique rather than elk behavior. One technique described here does produce a model that coincides with actual elk behavior. This model can be used to predict habitat effectiveness for elk at road densities up to six miles per square mile.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Wildlife Research Biologist and Project Leader, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, Montana 59806
Publication date: 1983-09-01
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