If you would like to propose additional links, please e-mail . The following links have been compiled so far. As this list grows, we will separate it into categories.
Adaptive Management - A tool for conservation practitioners
All Academic - The guide to free academic resources online
AmphibiaWeb - A home page for every species of amphibian in the world
Birds of North America - Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American Ornithologist's Union
Butterflies of North America - USGS
California Digital Conservation Atlas - California GIS maps online
California Partners in Flight -
California Pika Consortium - interdisciplinary collaborative effort to foster research, monitoring, education, conservation, and adaptation planning for pikas and other high elevation species
California Reptiles and Amphibians - An Illustrated Exploration of California's Herpetofauna
California Roadkill Observation System - submit and track roadkill observations statewide
California Watershed Assessment Manual - Science-based approach for watershed evaluations
CNDDB - California Department of Fish and Game Natural Diversity Database
Center for Watershed Protection - lots of watershed resources
DRI - Desert Research Institute
Ecological Modeling Server - ISEM Europe at the University of Kassel
Environmental Change and its Impact on Species/Ecosystems/Agriculture Bibliography - American Society of International Law - Wildlife Interest Group
Environmental Management Internet Research Register - Current and published research beyond just the Mono Basin.
EPA STORET - Environmental Data System
Fairchild Aerial Photography Collection at Whittier College - 1929, 1930, and 1954 photos of the Mono Basin
Fire Ecology Database - Tall Timbers Research Station
FirstGov - Search all 27 million of the US government's Web Pages
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy - informative and interactive maps
Halophilic Microorganisms and their Environments - Chapter 16 is on Mono Lake and Big Soda Lake. The volume is intended for researchers and students interested in microbial physiology, microbial ecology, environmental sciences, and extremophilic biotechnology.
Harvey Monroe Hall Research Natural Area (USFS PSW Research Station)
ICE - Information Center for the Environment (UC Davis)
Impacts of Birdwatching on Human and Avian Communities (Environmental Conservation)
Jeffrey Pine Beetle - Biology and Ecology
Macroinvertebrate ID Key - PEERS database of 37 aquatic invertebrates. Searchable by number of tails, common name, number of legs, pollution sensitivity, and order.
Mining Claims Map - Environmental Working Group map showing all historic and current mining claims and patents.
Modular Modeling System (MMS): A Modeling Framework for Multidisciplinary Research and Operational Applications
Mono-Inyo Craters Tephra Database - University of Buffalo
MLC - Mono Lake Committee
Mono Lake WETMAAP Information - Wetland Education through Maps And Aerial Photography
Mountain Beaver (Aplodontia rufa) - Excellent site by Dale Steele
Mountain Yellow-legged Frog - Informative, up-to-date site by Dr. Roland Knapp
MtnClim - Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains
NatureServe - an online
encyclopedia of life (Association for Biodiversity Information)
North American Cowbird Advisory Council - Ensuring that all phases of cowbird management are based on good science and are executed in a cost-effective manner.
PAGES - Past Global
Sage Grouse and Shrubsteppe Management in the Intermountain West - SAGEMAP - A GIS Database for Sage Grouse and Shrubsteppe Management in the Intermountain West
Scirus - A search engine for scientific information only.
Sierra Nature Notes - The Online Journal of Natural History News In the Sierra Nevada (Yosemite Association)
SNARL - Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
SNBSF - Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Foundation
Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Recovery Program - California Department of Fish and Game
SNEP - Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project
SORA - Searchable Ornithological Research Archive
Storm Over Mono - Out of print, but read it online!
Stream Corridor Restoration - Principles, Processes, and Practices. Federal Interagency Stream Corridor Restoration Working Group. Site contains projects, samples, slide shows, discussions. Also contains Links to Restoration Websites.
Trees of California - Information on biology and natural history for many species.
TreeSearch - searchable database of USFS forestry publications
Database of Online Documents Covering Water and Agriculture - USDA Ag Research Service Water Quality Information Center at the National Agricultural Library (over 500 publications available)
Berkeley Digital Library Project
UC Berkeley Water
Resources Center Archives
Understanding Lake Ecology - a 21-page limnology primer
The Water Cycle - USGS
Water in the West - a project of Cascadia Times
Wieslander Vegetation Type Maps & Photographs - Mono Basin is in quads 71, 75, 76
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