A conservation gap analysis was conducted for the Intermountain Semi-Desert ecoregion to assess the representation of land-cover types within areas managed primarily for biodiversity objectives. Mapped distributions of plant communities were summarized by land-management status categories. The total amount of land permanently protected in the ecoregion is
Stoms, David M.; Davis, Frank W.; Driese, Kenneth L.; Cassidy, Kelly M.; and Murray, Michael P.
"Gap analysis of the vegetation of the Intermountain Semi-Desert ecoregion,"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 58
, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol58/iss3/1