Browsing Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit by Subject "National Park of American Samoa (American Samoa)"

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  • Ragone, Diane; Lorence, David H (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006-11)
    The existing and proposed areas of the National Park of American Samoa (NPSA) integrate a unique combination of Samoan cultural components and biological resources, both marine and terrestrial. Effective management of any ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1992-02)
    Two or three decades ago, Samoa had the highest percentage of intact native vegetation of any Polynesian archipelago. This may still be true, but since then nearly all of the forests of the lowlands (up to ca. 400 m ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1994-04)
    The park is important because of the native vegetation it contains. Some of the best lowland forest remaining in the archipelago is found on Tutuila. It occurs in two main areas, one within the park boundaries between ...
  • Cowie, Robert H; Cook, Robert P (Cooperative National Parks Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1999-10)
    The native land snail faunas of Pacific islands are highly diverse and exhibit high levels of endemism. However, they are under serious threat from habitat destruction, predation by non-native predators, and competition ...
  • Linnekin, Jocelyn; Hunt, Terry; Lang, Leslie; McCormick, Timothy (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 2006-11)
    The Ethnographic Assessment and Overview of the National Park of American Samoa was commissioned to document the ethnohistorical background and cultural context of Park localities, as well as modern resource use within the ...
  • O’Connor, Paul J; Rauzon, Mark J (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 2004-10)
    This first island-wide inventory and preliminary monitoring of American Samoa seabird populations has produced several significant results. The beginning of a seabird colony catalog has been established in a digital format. ...
  • Whistler, W Arthur (Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 1995-12)
    The National Park of American Samoa comprises units on three islands, Tutuila, Ta'u, and Ofu. The basis for this project began in December of 1990 with field work for a botanical inventory of the vegetation and flora of ...
  • DiDonato, Eva; Birkeland, Charles; Fenner, Douglas (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 2006-11)
    This is a list of 227 coral species recorded in the National Park of American Samoa based primarily on a series of photo images by the principal author and identified by Charles Birkeland and Douglas Fenner. Of the 227 ...
  • Webb, Edward L; van de Bult, Martin; Chutipong, Wanlop; Kabir, Md Enamul (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 2007-02)
    The island systems of American Samoa represent a unique opportunity for forest conservation and ecological research. Forest covers the majority of the five main islands of Tutuila, Aunu’u, Ofu, Olosega and Ta’u. Long-term ...
  • Rauzon, Mark J (Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, 2003-12)
    This CD is an aural window into the ancient past when Polynesia was only populated with seabirds, fruit bats and other things that go bump in the night. Recorded in December 2001 and 2002 using a parabolic dish to amplify ...

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