Projects

MoRAP develops, analyzes and delivers geospatial data for natural and cultural resource planning and management. The MoRAP staff has worked on a wide variety of projects in Missouri and in numerous states throughout the nation. Active projects are listed on this page.
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Development of a Comprehensive Conservation Strategy for Missouri

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MoRAP is working with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to facilitate the development of a Comprehensive Conservation Strategy for Missouri.

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Ecological Systems Mapping for Nebraska and Kansas

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MoRAP is working with partners in Nebraska and Kansas to produce a uniform, consistent, fine-resolution Ecological Classification System (ECS) dataset.

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Functional Assessment of Missouri’s Wetlands

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MoRAP is working with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on a functional assessment of Missouri wetlands. Mapping will be done on bottomlands in Missouri that support most of the current and historic wetlands, including the Mississippi and Missouri River bottomlands and associated larger river bottomlands.

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New Mexico Riparian and Wetland Habitat Mapping

New Mexico Study Area
We will develop a riparian and wetland map for New Mexico. The riparian and wetland habitat map will delineate the composition, cover, and structure of riparian and wetland vegetation at a fine scale across New Mexico, including the location and extent of invasive species such as salt cedar.

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Texas-Oklahoma Landcover Enhancement

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The landcover maps of Oklahoma and Texas will be seamlessly joined to create a single map. We will address gaps between the state datasets, overlaps between the datasets, and differences in naming and mapping concepts between the datasets. Click Here for More Information

Update the National Inventory of Dams for Missouri

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MoRAP is working in partnership with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) to update the National Inventory of Dams (NID) for a limited area of Missouri. This project will help provide information that will be used to estimate the cost and time required to complete the NID for the entire state.
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Updating Fire Fuel Models for Texas

Texas Surface Fuels Map

MoRAP will work with the Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) to create the input datasets necessary to update the surface and canopy fuels for the Texas Wildfire Risk Assessment using the latest technology and methods. The purpose of the Texas Wildfire Risk Assessment is to provide wildfire risk information and create awareness about wildfire issues across the state.
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