The Mastadon Project

Investigator:

James Wallis
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Description:

The Mastadon Project is a large F&ES research project covering 17 watersheds in the New Haven area that attempts to integrate social science and hydrology. The current land-use inventory for these watersheds dates to 1985 and was devised for much more general purposes than that of the Mastadon Project. There have been significant and important land-use changes in some of these watersheds, and it would be useful to qualify and quantify these differences. Research will also explore the creation of hydrologic/land-use indices from the data.

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29 January 1999