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KRIS Battle Creek: Map Page

Area North Fork Battle
Topic Map: 1F Change in Vegetation, North Fork Battle Sub-basin
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This is a map of change in vegetation in the North Fork Battle sub-basin for the periods 1991-1996 and 1994-1999, displayed with KRIS sub-basins and 1:100,000 scale streams. Vegetation change was calculated based on Landsat satellite images. Canopy loss (red and orange) represent vegetation decreases due to recent disturbance such as timber harvesting or fire. Green on the map represents an increase in canopy, indicating re-growth from previous timber harvesting or fire. The false Non-Veg Change at the top of Mt Lassen was likely due to a decreased snow pack between scenes. Data were provided by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Remote Sensing Lab, in cooperation with the California Department of Forestry.

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Name of Layer in Map LegendMetadata File Name
Sub-basins (no labels) subbasins.shp.txt
Project Frame mask1.shp.txt
Streams (1:100k scale)(no labels) stms100.shp.txt
Change in Veget. (1991-1996)(TIFF) vegchg1.tif.txt
Change in Veget. (1994-1999)(TIFF) vegchg2.tif.txt
Project Background battl_outl.shp.txt