Vegetation survey of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station , Berkeley, Calif, Portland, Or
Vegetation surveys -- Micronesia -- Yap, Botany -- Micronesia -- Yap, Phytogeography -- Micronesia -- Yap, Plant communities -- Micronesia -
StatementMarjorie C. Falanruw ... [et al.]
SeriesResource bulletin PSW -- 21, Resource bulletin PSW -- 21
ContributionsFalanruw, Marjorie C, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.), Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
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Federated States of Micronesia. Forest Service. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Figure 1-The state of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia is located in the Western Caroline Islands, almost 7,00 km (4, mi) southwest of by: Get this from a library. Vegetation survey of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia.

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BHL works best with JavaScript enabled. Yap is one of the four States in the Federated States of Micronesia. Knowledge of the extent and composition of its vegetation, including forest land, is needed for land-use by:   Publication date Topics Vegetation surveys Micronesia (Federated States) Yap, Botany Micronesia (Federated States) Yap, Phytogeography Micronesia (Federated States) Yap, Plant communities Micronesia (Federated States) Yap, vegetation, forest resources Publisher Berkeley, Vegetation survey of Yap U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range. " Vegetation survey of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia " From the journal Resource bulletin PSW - U.S.

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Vegetation survey of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Resource Bulletin PSW- RB, USDA Forest Service, Berkely, CA. Forest land area N/A 4 Falanruw, M.

C., T. Cole, A. Ambacher, K. McDuffie, and J. Maka. Vegetation Survey of Moen, Dublon, Fefan, and Eten, State of Truk, Federated States of Micronesia. Vegetation survey of islands of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Issues associated with implementation in Palau, Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands Jan Mapping of these island states has almost all been carried out by American agencies and topographic surveys of the different islands conform to United States Geological Survey (USGS) standards.

scale coverage has been published on the UTM projection and with 10 m contours for the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia. The Federated States of Micronesia (Pohnpei) NCD Risk Factors STEPS Report (referred as “the Report”) is a record of a combined effort of several organizations and individuals.

We would like to acknowledge each organization and everyone’s contributions, dedication and determination in making the survey done and report finalized. Federated States of Micronesia Resources Geography Geographic description.

The Federated States of Micronesia is located in the western Pacific Ocean, encompassing most of the Caroline Islands with the exception of those included in the Republic of Palau.

The country includes four states; Kosrae, Pohnpei (formerly Ponape), Chuuk (formerly Truk), and Yap. Yap Islands State, Federated States of Micronesia Much of Yap is currently open savanna resulting from high pre-contact human densities (Nakano et al, in Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg ).

The remaining tropical dry forest is largely secondary and contains a mixture of native and cultivated species. The Federated States of Micronesia (Chuuk) NCD Risk Factors STEPS Report (referred as “the Report”) is a record of a combined effort of several organizations and individuals.

We would like to acknowledge each organization and everyone’s contributions, dedication and determination in completing the survey and finalizing the Report. Yap or Wa′ab (Yapese: Waqab) traditionally refers to an island group located in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, a part of Yap name "Yap" in recent years has come to also refer to the state within the Federated States of Micronesia, inclusive of the Yap Main Islands and its various outer specifying the island group, the name Yap Main Islands is most exact.

Rachelle Bergeron, pictured in as assistant attorney general of Yap state, in the Federated States of Micronesia, was shot and killed last month.

(Yap state government/AP) By. The Federated States of Micronesia The Federated States of Micronesia is a young nation derived from part of the former United Nations Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI). It is allied with the United States through a Compact of Free Association initiated in The FSM became a.

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1. Introduction. Mangroves are the Federated States of Micronesia's (FSM) most accessible and most exploited forests, representing 14% of the total land area and about 19% of the total standing timber volume (MacLean et al., ).Mangroves feature prominently in Micronesian subsistence, supplying housepoles, sawtimber, fencing, posts, fuelwood, wood for handicrafts and.

2- Four major vegetation classes were found on the islands of Moen, Dublon, Felan, and Eten, Federated States of Micronesia in These Islands have the highest percentage ofagroforest in the Federated States of Micronesia. Figure. 3- The forest land class, islands of Truk, Federated States Cited by: 4.

Geography of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), a country located in the western Pacific Ocean, and in the Micronesia cultural and ecological sub-region of its total land area is very small at km 2 ( sq mi), it has the 14th largest exclusive economic zone at 2, km 2 (1, sq mi).

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is one of five independent sovereign nations within Micronesia proper and consists of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae (collectively, the.

Adams, W. (ed.) Archaeological Survey of Gachlaw Village, Gilman Municipality, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesian Resources Study.

Micronesian Endowment for Historic Preservation, Federated States of Micronesia, US National Park Service: San Francisco. The country of Micronesia covers the second-largest land and sea area in the region, which is also known as Micronesia. Its four states consist of four major island groups. From east to west, they are Kosrae, Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (formerly Truk), and Yap Islands.

A discussion draft for upland watershed forest reserves on Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. 13 pp. Google Scholar Anson, H., and B. Raynor Traditional resource management and the conservation of biological diversity on Pohnpei Island, F.S.M. South Pacific Forestry Newsletter –5.

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In the Federated States of Micronesia, education is required for citizens aged 6 to 13, and is important to their economy. The literacy rate for citizens aged 15 to 24 is %.

The College of Micronesia-FSM has a campus in each of the four states with its national campus in the capital city of Palikir, Pohnpei. Yap Islands (Waqab) (Topographic)U.S.

Geological Survey, ( MB) Yap Islands U.S. National Atlas (23K) Yap Islands (General Soil Map) From Soil Survey of Islands of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service. (Map compiled in ) (K) Aeronautical Charts. Vegetation survey of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia.

Resource Bulletin PSW Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, p. 9 +4 maps. line Islands, in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), approximately km southwest of Yap proper and km east-northeast of the Republic of Belau (Palau).

The atoll is approximately km long (north to south) but has a total land area of approximately only km2 distributed among two northern and three southern is. Yap (also known as Wa'ab) is located in Yap State of the Federated States of Micronesia. The island of Yap actually consists of four islands joined by a common coral reef.

The land is mostly rolling hills densely covered with vegetation. Mangrove swamps line much of the shore. The town on the island of Yap, Colonia, is the capital of the State of Yap.

It administers both Yap proper and fourteen atolls reaching to the east and south for some km (Eauripik, Elato, Fais, Faraulep, Gaferut, Ifalik, Lamotrek, Ngulu, Olimarao, Piagailoe (West Fayu), Pikelot, Sorol, Ulithi and Woleai Atolls, and the island of Satawal.The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of islands spread across more than a million square miles of the Pacific Ocean between Indonesia and Hawaii.

Only 65 of the islands are.Micronesia: Days Yap is the westernmost of the main islands of the Federated States of Micronesia and tradition still holds sway in many parts of the island.

Traditional architecture survives in the villages and some men and women in country areas still dress in customary style.