References - Draft EIS

References for Draft EIS

September 7, 2011

August 31, 2011

August 28, 2011

The 2006 Pima Coun ty Outdoor Lighting Code is the Code in effect regulating the amount of light permitted outdoors within the City of Tucson and Pima County. The Code describes several Lighting...

August 26, 2011

August 19, 2011

In this technical memorandum, WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) describes the likely range of effects of the proposed action and action alternatives being considered by the Tonto Nation Forest...

August 18, 2011

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was retained by Rosemont Copper Company (Rosemont) to conduct baseline biological studies in support of their effort to obtain licensing for mining operations...

August 17, 2011

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide characterization of the nature and extent of offsite riparian resources that might be affected by the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine. The study area...

July 12, 2011

2 This report summarizes fish sampling in behalf of a long ‐ term monitoring plan for fish populations in selected waters of the Gila River basin, Arizona, during sample year (SY) 2010 (period...

July 11, 2011

This Technical Memorandum provides a summary of Tetra Tech’s findings related to predicted regulatory (100-year) hydrology and average-annual...

July 1, 2011

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality monitors ambient (outdoor) air pollutants throughout eastern Pima County, including the Tucson metropolitan area and Green Valley. There are six...

June 1, 2011

A paleontological survey was completed for the proposed Rosemont Copper Project area on the Coronado National Forest in March 2011, with the assistance of CNO Paleontologist Mike Fracasso, Santa...

May 31, 2011

The proposed Rosemont Copper Company (Rosemont) operation will require approximately 3,800 gallons per minute (gpm) (6,132...

May 25, 2011

April 14, 2011

A technical review has been undertaken and this Technical Memorandum prepared at the request of SWCA and the Coronado National Forest, in accordance with a request for a Statement of Work dated...

February 14, 2011

A technical review has been undertaken and this Technical Memorandum prepared at the request of SWCA and the Coronado National Forest, in accordance with a request for a Statement of Work dated...

February 1, 2011

Archaeological resources are protected under National Historic Preservation Act Section 304 and Archaeological Resources Protection Act Section 9.

January 13, 2011

This memorandum provides a technical review of the full version of the report Regional Groundwater Flow Model Rosemont Copper Project (Tetra Tech, 2010i) dated November 2010. This review was...

January 1, 2011

This study presents results from computer calculati ons of the sky brightness due to proposed operations in the Rosemont Copper Mine (RCM) when v iewed from six observation points, three of which...

Applied Economics was retained by Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) to perform an economic...

Seeps and springs (hereafter referred to as springs) occupy a very small land area in the arid southwest, yet they are vital resources for many plant and animal species. Despite their limited...

December 14, 2010

The Patagonia-Sonoita Scenic Road was designated by the Arizona Department of Transportati on on September 20, 1985. The road travels through the Santa Cruz River Basin and has semi-arid valleys...

November 29, 2010

November 23, 2010

November 12, 2010

This addendum includes additional explanation and analysis for the groundwater flow model used to simulate impacts of water supply pumping for the Rosemont mine as part of an EIS.

In this memorandum, WestLand analyzes the distribution of the seven species considered and present results of extensive field surveys of five of the species. The seven species considered in this...

November 3, 2010

November 1, 2010

This report presents an update to the February 2010 Geochemical...

This report presents the results of a regional groundwater flow model developed for the Rosemont project. This geologically based, numerical flow model predicts the formation of a pit-lake within...

October 22, 2010

This memorandum provides a technical review of the full version of the Montgomery & Associates (M&A) report, Revised Groundwater Flow Modeling Conducted for Simulation of Proposed Rosemont...

October 5, 2010

September 15, 2010

In July 2007, Rosemont Copper Company (Rosemont) submitted a...

September 10, 2010

The plant communities found on an ecological site are naturally variable. Composition and production will vary with yearly conditions, location, aspect, and the natural variability of the soils....

This tech memo presents a Stormwater Assesment for the Expanded Barrel Only Alternative being considered in the US Forest Service EIS for the proposed Rosemont Copper Project.

September 3, 2010

September 1, 2010

Archaeological resources are protected under National Historic Preservation Act Section 304 and Archaeological Resources Protection Act Section 9.

August 30, 2010

The groundwater flow model was designed to simulate conditions prior to pit development, during pit dewatering...

August 13, 2010

WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand), was retained by Rosemont Copper Company to survey for Pima pineapple cactus (PPC; Coryphantha scheeri var. robustispina) along the southern utility line...

August 2, 2010

August 1, 2010

This report presents the results of the infiltration and ...

July 26, 2010

Rosemont Copper Company (Rosemont) is planning the development of an open pit mining and mineral processing operation known as the Rosemont Copper Project (Project) on the east side of the Santa...

July 22, 2010

This document revises the 1987 list of migratory nongame birds that are thought to be of managem concern. These species are of concern because of (1) documented or apparent population declinef. (2...

July 9, 2010

Rosemont Copper Company (Rosemont) is planning the development of an open pit mining and mineral processing operation known as the Rosemont Copper Project (Project) on the east side of the Santa...

July 7, 2010

July 3, 2010

This Tech Memo provides an update on the status of the sensitivity analyses performed to date on the groundwater flow models prepared by Tetra Tech for the proposed Rosemont Copper Project (...

July 1, 2010

A description of the hydrologic dynamics and key physical processess that are governing groundwater-surface water interactions in Davidson Canyon which includes a discussion on springs and their...

May 18, 2010

Interagency Federal fire policy requires that every area with burnable vegetation must have a Fire Management Plan (FMP). This FMP provides information concerning the fire process for the Coronado...

May 10, 2010

This memo documents my decision regarding the alternatives to be considered in detail in the Rosemont Copper Project environmental analysis. I want to thank the...

May 3, 2010

This memorandum provides a technical review of the report, Geochemical...

May 1, 2010

Archaeological resources are protected under National Historic Preservation Act Section 304 and Archaeological Resources Protection Act Section 9.

Climate scientists agree that the earth is undergoing a warming trend, and that human-caused elevations in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide ( CO2 ) and other greenhouse...

April 30, 2010

A technical review has been undertaken, and this Technical Memorandum prepared at the request of SWCA and the Coronado National Forest, in accordance with a request for a Statement of Work dated...

April 21, 2010

The updated groundwater model was used to predict dewatering...

April 15, 2010

This report characterizes the distribution and diversity of talus snails (Sonorella spp.) along the "North Ridge" of the Santa Rita Mountains in Pima County, Arizona.

April 9, 2010

This tech memo provides a summary of Tetra Tech's findings related to predictetd average-annual sediment...

This tech memo provides a summary of Tetra Tech's findings related to predicted average-annual sediment...

April 1, 2010

WestLand field teams have mapped and described riparian habitat...

This report further develops the key site water management structures planned for the Rosemont Copper Project designed to protect the environment and Project facilities. This update is specific to...

This report further develops the key site water management structures planned for the Rosemont Copper Project designed to protect the environment and Project facilities. This update is specific to...

This report further develops the key site water management structures planned for the Rosemont Copper Project designed to protect the environment and Project facilities. This update is specific to...

This report further develops the key site water management structures planned for the Rosemont Copper Project designed to protect the environment and Project facilities. This update is specific to...

This report further develops the key site water management structures planned for the Rosemont Copper Project designed to protect the environment and Project facilities. This update is specific to...

March 5, 2010

This Technical Memorandum presents a Stormwater Assessment for the Barrel and McCleary Alternative being considered in the US Forest Se rvice...

This Technical Memorandum presents a Stormwater Assessment for the Barrel Only Alternative being considered in the US Forest Service En vironmental...

This Technical Memorandum presents a Stormwater Assessment for the Scholefield ...

March 1, 2010

WestLand has completed a preliminary jurisdictional determination pursuant to USACOE Regulatory Guidance Letter 08-02, of areas that may be considered by the ACOE as potential waters of the United...

This report further develops the Rosemont Ridge Landform and incorporates a variety of considerations such as controlling stormwater and erosion, addressing post-mining land uses, and...

February 17, 2010

SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) commissioned Golder Associates, Inc. (Golder) as part of the...

February 1, 2010

Upon cessation of mining, the local water table...

This investigation evaluates the environmental consequences of developing the Rosemont deposit, with a focus on the potential to impact...

The MODFLOW-SURFACT computer input tiles and Groundwater Vistas (GWVistas) files were also made available for review. There were three file sets available, including SteadyState, Trans_DRN, and...

January 23, 2010

This Technical Memorandum was prepared by Tetra Tech and presents a Noise Analysis for the Partial Backfill Alternative being considered in the US Forest Service...

January 15, 2010

This Technical Memorandum was prepared by Tetra Tech and presents a Noise Analysis for the Barrel Only Alternative being considered in the US Forest Service...

This Technical Memorandum was prepared by Tetra Tech and presents a Noise Analysis for the Scholefield...

This Technical Memorandum was prepared by Tetra Tech and presents a Noise Analysis for the Sycamore...

January 14, 2010

WestLand Resources conducted a survey of 37 mining features within the Rosemont Holdings and vicinity to determine if they were being used as bat roosts.

January 9, 2010

This Technical Memorandum was prepared by Tetra Tech and presents a Noise Analysis for the Barrel and McCleary Alternative being considered in the US Forest Service...

January 1, 2010

The Southwestern Willow Flycatcher ( Empidonax traillii extimus ) has been the subject of substantial research, monitoring, and management activity since it was listed as an...

The Coronado National Forest Plan (Forest Plan) was approved in 1986. Since then, periodic reviews of the implementation and effectiveness of the Forest Plan have been conducted and documented in...

The Federal Land Managers’ Air Quality Related Values Work Group (FLAG) formed to develop a more consistent approach for the Federal Land Managers (FLMs) to evaluate air pollution effects on...

WestLand Resources was asked by Rosemont Copper Company to survey for Hexalectris colemanii on the entire “Rosemont Area” (all areas included in the Rosemont Mine Plan of Operations...

This Technical Memorandum documents the results of the predictive groundwater flow models prepared by Tetra Tech for the proposed Rosemont Copper Project (Project) located on the east side of the...

Archaeological resources are protected under National Historic Preservation Act Section 304 and Archaeological Resources Protection Act Section 9.

The configuration of the proposed Rosemont Copper Operations (RCO) used for the following discussion regarding boundary management and the...

This Technical Memorandum presents a Stormwater Assessment for the...

This document presents the information necessary for the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) to process the Rosemont Copper Project application and...

The Rosemont Copper Project will employ modern practices for minimizing emissions to the extent practical. This includes utilization of control devices where feasible and fugitive control measures...

This tech memo provides a comparison for the stormwater monitoring data and Synthetic Precipitation Leaching...

This Technical Memorandum presents the results of 3 additional scenarios analyzed as a supplement to the April 2009 Traffic Study Report and their impact...

December 21, 2009

As part of the baseline biological studies effort, WestLand has conducted surveys of the Rosemont Holdings and their vicinity for ranids, particularly the Chiricahua leopard frog.

December 18, 2009

WestLand Resources was retained by Rosemont Copper Company to survey for Pima Pineapple cactus along an approx. 22.4 linear miles of proposed waterline, including alternate routes, as part of the...

October 28, 2009

Montgomery & Associates developed a groundwater flow model designed to simulate conditions prior to pit development, during pit dewatering...

September 17, 2009

As part of ongoing baseline biological studies, WestLand is conducting studies of Sonorella, including surveys to determine the distribution of Sonorella within and in proximity to the proposed...

September 1, 2009

The Tribal Relations Program of the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), developed this strategic plan to create beneficial outcomes for the agency and for American Indian and...

August 1, 2009

Statistical data on immigration have been published annually by the U.S. government since the 1890s . Over the years, the federal agencies responsible for reporting on immigration have changed, as...

July 1, 2009

State Route 83 (AZ-83) will be used as main transport corridor for the Rosemont Copper Project (Project). An assessment which analyzed the current roadway geometry and safety conditions was...

June 15, 2009

June 11, 2009

Purpose of the trip was to document which fish species are present, and what their gross distribution is. Since the purpose was basic, no fish lengths, numbers, or population estimates were done....

April 30, 2009

Montgomery & Associates conducted groundwater flow modeling investigations for simulation of mine supply groundwater pumping from proposed locations near Sahuarita.  Investigations...

April 27, 2009

This tech memo describes updates to the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) Tucson Active Management Area Model in the vicinity of Sahuarita and Green Valley.

April 24, 2009

Rosemont has authorized WestLand Resources to conduct a variety of baseline biological studies for Chiricahua leopard frogs within and in the vicinity of the Rosemont holdings.

April 1, 2009

A traffic analysis was completed to examine the existing traffic conditions along State Route 83 (AZ-83) and to assess potential future traffic on AZ-83 associated with Rosemont Copper Company...

March 11, 2009

Rosemont retained WestLand Resources to conduct a variety of biological studies to support special status species, such as the federally listed lesser long-nosed bat. The Palmer's agave has...

A detailed study of lesser long-nosed bats and their potential use of the Rosemont Property was undertaken with initial site visits in 2006, ultrasonic acoustic surveys in 2007 and 2008, and the...

WestLand Resources was retained by Rosemont Copper Company to survey for Pima Pineapple cactus along an approx. 15.77 mile long proposed waterline as part of the proposed Rosemont Copper Project...

February 26, 2009

In accordance with the Phase 2 hydrogeologic characterization program for the proposed Rosemont Mine, 27 groundwater wells and 3 multi-level groundwater piezometers were constructed in the...

February 1, 2009

This report presents information and supporting documentation required for an area-wide APP application for the Rosemont Copper Project.

The report presents an addendum to the 2007...

January 14, 2009

The Rosemont Property is primarily a copper mining project with appreciable amounts of molybdenum and silver by-products. Rosemont is being developed by Augusta Resource Corporation (Augusta). The...

January 1, 2009

This document constitutes the 2009 ...

Throughout its history, Earth’s climate has varied, reflecting the complex interactions and dependencies of the solar, oceanic, terrestrial, atmospheric, and living components that make up...

This report summarizes the science of climate change and the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. It is largely based on results of the U.S. Global Change...

WestLand has completed a preliminary jurisdictional determination pursuant to USACOE Regulatory Guidance Letter 08-02, of areas that may be considered by the ACOE as potential waters of the United...

This report addresses the detailed engineering of the Dry Stack ...

This memo was developed to solidify various design criteria for use at the Rosemont Copper Project site by various consulting groups. The goal of this analysis was to review info generated from...

This chapter concentrates on the economic importance and ...

This document presents an air dispersion modeling protocol that will be followed to assess impacts of emissions from the proposed new Rosemont Copper Project on Air Quality Related Values...

This document presents an air dispersion modeling protocol that will be followed to assess ambient air...

Rosemont plans to operate within the intent of Pima County Outdoor Lighting Code as long as mine safety and operations is not compromised. The entire mine site is regulated by the Mine Safety and...

December 17, 2008

In a greenhouse study of ...

December 12, 2008

This Instruction Memorandum (IM) transmits a new manual for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) special status species program and provides direction for updating existing Bureau...

December 4, 2008

The Rosemont copper-molybdenum-silver deposit is located in Pima County, Arizona, USA approximately 30 miles (50 km) southeast of the city of Tucson, Arizona. Augusta Resource Corporation (Augusta...

November 25, 2008

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on a petition to list the northern Mexican gartersnake (Thamnophis eques megalops) as threatened or...

October 1, 2008

Tetra Tech proposed a study involving concurrent ambient noise monitoring at multiple locations within or near the proposed mining operations area and a preliminary evaluation of noise attenuation...

April 3, 2008

April 1, 2008

The Augusta Resources Corporation proposes to construct the Rosemont Mine project in the northern Santa Rita Mountains. The proposed open pit would cover about 700 acres. Full construction of the...

February 1, 2008

The southwestern willow flycatcher ( Empidonax traillii extimus , flycatcher) was federally listed as endangered in 1995. The main factors contri buting to populati on declines in Arizona...

January 1, 2008

Arizona has a wide range of unique landscapes, ranging from the Sonoran and Mohave Deserts, to mixed conifer forests. A complex network of highway corridors managed by the Arizona Department of...

Jaguars ( Panthera onca ) remain virtually unstudied in the desert environments at the northern extent of their range. Historic sightings from the United States indicate a declining population of...

Locations with natural characteristics, such as forests, are thought to be attractive residential locations. This proposition is tested in the Southwest United States, composed of Arizona and New...

Forests provide non-market goods and services that people are implicitly willing to pay for through hedonic housing and labor markets. But it is unclear if compensating differentials arise in...

Approved jurisdictional determinations (JDs) and preliminary JDs are tools used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to help implement Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Sections...

Nearly a century of independent geological work in Arizona and adjoining Mexico resulted in a seam in the recognized geological architecture and in the mineralization style and distribution at the...

This document is one of a series of Regional Supplements to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual, which provides technical guidance and procedures for identifying and delineating...

This report represents a state-of-the-art synthesis of current knowledge of the ecology and hydrology of ephemeral (dry washes) and intermittent streams in the American Southwest, and may have...

December 3, 2007

A preliminary evaluation of springs within the Rosemont Project Area has been completed by Errol L. Montgomery & Associates, Inc. (Montgomery) . The attached three tables and associated figure...

December 1, 2007

This guide has been developed to help citizens and organizations who are concerned about the environmental effects of federal decisionmaking to effectively participate in Federal agencies’...

The area of southeastern Arizona surrounding the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains is home to spectacular landscapes, unique ecosystems rich in biodiversity, and a diverse, robust amenity and...

November 28, 2007

Rosemont, working with the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the Arizona State Mine Inspector, and/or contractors, will update the inventory and status of existing mine workings on...

November 20, 2007

Water rights data requested by CNF for MPO.

November 16, 2007

This memo is in response to the U.S. Forest Service’s request for information regarding ...

July 11, 2007

The subject of this...

July 6, 2007

The target of the Rosemont mine reclamation...

June 1, 2007

Geologic hazard assessemnt for the Rosemont Copper Project.

Intent of the Site Water Management Plan is to demonstrate how storm flows and sediment...

Specific objectives of the soil resources assessment included the following: describe soil profiles or pedons, and document soil characteristics; sample and analyze physical and chemical...

Augusta will manage materials on-site to minimize the amount of waste created and to ensure wastes do not become mixed, contaminated, or mismanaged.

May 1, 2007

This technical guide provides guidance for implementing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service national ground water policy. It describes hydrological, geological, and ecological...

Utilization has been an important “tool” in range management since its beginnings. On the surface the concept appears simple, referring to the percentage of current...

March 1, 2007

Archaeological resources are protected under National Historic Preservation Act Section 304 and Archaeological Resources Protection Act Section 9.

January 30, 2007

The US National Park Service has lacked servicewide outdoor lighting guidelines. The need for better quality lighting and guidance to parks is clear by the variable quality of lighting...

November 9, 2006

October 1, 2006

Travel planning in the Forest Service was traditionally split between th e engineering program for road management and the recreation program for trails management. A re cently revised federal...

September 1, 2006

An emissions factor is a representative value that attempts to relate the quantity of a pollutant released to the atmosphere with an activity associat ed with the release of that pollutant. These...

July 26, 2006

Vector personnel including Larry Breckenridge, Amy Hudson, Kathy Arnold, Jamie Monte, and Bill Schafer (Schafer Limited) visited the Rosemont site on July 11-12, 2006. The first day was spent on a...

June 1, 2006

Site investigation included borehole drilling, test pit excavating, surface geology mapping, field penetration and hydraulic testing, geotechnical...

March 16, 2006

January 1, 2006

This handbook is an assemblage of currently available information about land as a resource for farming, ranching, forestry, engineering, recreation, and other uses. It is a revision of United...

A numerical groundwater flow model of the Tucson Active Management Area (AMA) in Pinal , Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona , was developed to simulate the regional hydrologic system during a...

Vector conducted an initial site selection study for a tailings...

September 1, 2005

The purpose of this technical guide is to provide specific direction and guidance for conducting Terrestrial Ecological Unit Inventory (TEUI) at the...

June 28, 2005

Data were collected for this report using focus gr oups and individual interview. Five focus groups were conducted: two groups were held in Tucs on and one each in Douglas, Safford, and Sierra...

January 1, 2005

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), list the Gila chub ( Gila intermedia ) as endangered with critical...

Waihi Gold Company has been operating the Martha mine at Waihi, New Zealand since 1987, firstly under a licence approved on 16 July 1987, issued under the Mining Act 1971 and then under an...

The wildland–urban interface (WUI) is the area where houses meet or in- termingle with undeveloped wildland vegetation. The WUI is thus a focal area for human– environment conflicts,...

September 1, 2004

Las Cienegas National Conservation Area enco mpasses the Empire and Cienega ranches, including the headwaters and intact cienega-st ream of Cienega Creek. This area supports the most intact...

The Coronado National Forest proposes to develop and implement an Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) program for the control of invasive exotic plants. The project area is located on National...

May 20, 2004

April 8, 2004

December 11, 2003

November 13, 2003

July 25, 2003

The approved Las Cienegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) is a plan for managing 49,000 acres of public land, resources and uses within Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (NCA) and Sonoita...

January 1, 2003

The southwestern United States and Sonora, Mexico are the ex treme northern limits of the jaguar’s ( Panthera onca ) range (Sanderson and others 2002) , which primarily extends from...

The Patagonia-Sonoita Scenic Road travels through...

Regional haze is visibility impairment caused by the cumulative air pollutant emissions from numerous sources over a wide geographic area. Visibility impairment is caused by particles and gases in...

Fishing and hunting recreation activity is an immensely powerful part of the Arizona collective economic fabric, generating nearly $1 billion in retail sales during 2001. While this spending...

Off-highway vehicle recreation activity is an immensely powerful part of the Arizona collective economic fabric, generating nearly $3 billion in retail sales during 2002. While this spending...

January 1, 2002

This General Plan is a comprehensive effort designed to guide town policy and decision- makers and staff, in planning for the future of the Town. It gives us a vision to achieve and provides the...

December 20, 2001

September 20, 2001

This paper summarizes recent efforts to refine tools for estimating the economic impacts of tourist spending on local regions. Although tourism's impacts are most clearly felt within local...

March 7, 2001

January 12, 2001

The Department of Agriculture is adopting this final rule to establish prohibitions on road construction, road...

February 19, 2000

Colossal Cave Mountain Park is the only interpretive site in the Pima County parks system where visitors can view, in _ close proximity to one another, units representing the entire span of...

February 18, 2000

January 1, 1999

In this paper, the sequence of events for Kartchner Caverns and surrounding region are correlated and traced from the...

Ground-water models are commonly used to evaluate flow systems in areas that are small relative to entire...

Identifying the appropriate sampling technique first requires the identification of the proper vegetation characteristic or attribute to measure. To do this the examiner must consider objectives,...

October 1, 1998

Between 20,000 and 50,000 mines generate Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) on USDA Forest Service lands, affecting approximately 14,000 miles of streams (Benner and others 1997). The majority of the AMD...

January 1, 1997

The lesser long-nosed bat is listed as endangered throughout its range in the United States and Mexico. There is no designated critical...

January 1, 1996

Green Valley, Arizona is a retirement community located near major open-pit copper mines. Mining and milling activities create dust, which degrades air quality, and mine dumps and...

December 1, 1995

The Mexican spotted owl was listed as a threatened species on 15 April 1993. Two primary reasons were cited for the listing: historical alteration of its...

July 1, 1995

This conference brought together scientists and managers from government, universities, and private organizations to examine the biological diversity and management challenges of the unique "...

October 1, 1993

The Soil Survey Manual provides in a single volume the major principles and practices needed for making and using soil surveys and for assembling and using data related to them. The Manual is...

March 1, 1991

August 22, 1990

The ocelot ( Leopardus pardalis ) is listed as endangered throughout its range in the western hemisphere where it is distributed from southe rn Texas and southern Arizona through Central...

January 1, 1989

A distinctive suite of volcan ic , sedimentary , structural , and physiographic characteristics permits differentiation of the post-12- to 15- Ma Basin-Range disturbance from earlier mid-...

January 1, 1986

This Plan defines the direction for managing the Coronado National Forest for the next 10-15 years. The Plan provides for integrated...

January 1, 1985

This handbook is written to guide Forest Service economists, social scientists, planners, and analysts at the Washington Office, Regional Offices, Research Stations, and National Forests, and in...

January 1, 1984

Excavations at 22 ceramic period sites in the Rosemont area of the northern Santa Rita Mountains, Coronado National Forest, are described. Investigations have established that these sites were...

The Rosemont historic sites project was performed by Archaeological Research Services, Inc. for the Arizona State Museum as part of a larger archaeological...

During the survey of the ANAMAX-Rosemont land exchange area in late 1975, archaeologists encountered two sites that displayed distinctive oval rock alignments on their surfaces. It was quickly...

This report describes and discusses data recovery operations at 10 Archaic sites within the ANAMAX-Rosemont land exchange area in the northern Santa Rita Mountains on the Coronado National Forest...

January 1, 1982

This report summarizes the major findings of a two-year study of socioeconomic impacts resulting from power plant construction and operation. Research findings are based on 12 retrospective case...

January 1, 1981

This report presents the results of an archaeological survey of two small parcels of land added to the ANAMAX-Rosemont land exchange area. Each of these parcels is described, and the methods by...

Fire plays an important role in determining structure of forests and scrublands throughout the West. Distribution and structure of vegetation depends upon topography, climatic regime, and fire...

June 1, 1980

In recent years noise has become a recognized factor in the community planning process. Some...

February 1, 1980

This report describes the archaeological survey of approximately 65 square kilometers of Coronado National Forest land in the northern Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona. Centered around the...

January 1, 1978

Hydrological aspects of the Rosemont environmental study comprise both surface and ground waters which might be affected by mining activity. Such factors as drainage basin size, orientation,...

January 1, 1977

Between 1 July 1975 and 28 February 1977 a team of University of Arizona faculty conducted an environmental inventory of the Rosemont Area under contract with the Anamax Mining Company. The...

January 1, 1969

In order to describe the occurrence and extent of Arizona's mineral and water resources, some knowledge of the geology of the region is fundamental. The character and structure of the rocks...

October 1, 1968

The material that follows is suggested for use in the evaluation of...

January 1, 1915

The area here treated contains a large variety of both igneous and sedimentary rocks. The rocks range in age from pre-Cambrian to Recent. For the most part th ey have been considerably uplifted,...