2004 | Richard Carstensen & Terry Schwartz | 18 pages

Vegetation types, tidal elevations, property boundaries, and their relation to glacial rebound and the conservation of accreted land on  Mendenhall Wetland State Game Refuge. †This was one Discovery’s first mapping efforts employing GIS and GPS technology. Terry Schwartz—then a naturalist at Discovery—helped with the field work.  This is still one of the most detailed estuarine maps in Southeast Alaska.

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Sample page from the historical series, which included a projection of veg-cover into the remote future year of 2025. Boy. That doesn’t seem so far away now. Guess we’ll have to remap, and see if I was full of it.