Annex A. Science And Technology Objectives (STOs)
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)

IV.L.03. Conservation Pillar. Develop technologies to maintain and manage training and testing ranges and lands; identify, minimize, and mitigate impacts and effects on natural and cultural resources through the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Version 2.0. By the end of FY96, plant and soil data indices for carrying capacity; by the end of FY96, revegetation species selection software to enhance training realism and traffic hardiness; by the end of FY97, protocols for threatened and endangered species (TES) inventory and evaluating impacts of maneuver disturbance and smokes and obscurants on TES; and, by the end of FY97, basic natural resources carrying capacity simulation. By the end of FY97, all components of ITAM 2.0 will be available for demonstration.

Supports: In full or in part Army Directorate of Environmental Program user requirement priorities 1 through 4 in the Conservation Pillar. Supports the ability of military units to train and support in peace as they would in war or other actions.

William Goran Donald Artis Bill Adams
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