Ecoregions of the United States

  • Robert G. Bailey


Chapter 6 outlined the kinds of ecoregions that occur throughout the world. This chapter examines in greater detail the ecoregions of the United States at the domain and division levels. By applying the same classification and criteria, we obtain the picture shown in Figure 7.1. Subdivisions, called provinces, are delineated and described elsewhere (Bailey 1995).


Precipitate Calcium Carbonate Colorado Plateau Temperate Desert Shortgrass Prairie Needleleaf Forest 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rocky Mountain Research StationUSDA Forest ServiceFort CollinsUSA

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