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    • LiDAR-Based Metrics for Solar Energy Attenuation and Large Woody Supply Potential in Riparian Forests 

      Moskal, L. Monika (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Moskal will provide some background information about geospatial data and applications. She will review LiDAR based forest inventory and LAI (leaf area index) models. These models focus on large woody supply potential and ...
    • Linking Species to Ecosystems: Effects of Spawning Salmon on Aquatic Ecosystem Function 

      Holtgrieve, Gordon (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Over 20 years of research has highlighted how Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) returning from the ocean to natal lakes, rivers, and streams can have profound impacts on inland coastal ecosystems, and salmon are now an ...
    • Living with Limits: Climate, Water, Salmon, and Sustainability in the Pacific Northwest 

      Miles, Edward (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-02-17)
      Miles will provide an overview of climate variability as a baseline for projecting climate change. He will then present various climate change scenarios. He will outline hydrologic impacts, including snowpack, snowmelt, ...
    • Local Impacts of Road Crossings on Puget Lowland Creeks 

      Alvolio, Christina (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-01)
      This fact sheet reviews the current state of research on road-induced damage to streams, and some of the most promising approaches for mitigation. Effects of road crossings, channel confinement, and riparian buffers are ...
    • Lummi Natural Resources Riparian Zone Restoration Project (RZRP) 

      Wishnie, Mark; McClintick, Anna; Hansen, Jim; Bob, Frank (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      The Lummi Natural Resources Riparian Zone Restoration Project (RZRP) was initiated three years ago as part of an ongoing effort to restore and enhance salmon habitat and Northwest coastal ecosystems. In January of 1999 ...
    • Macroinvertebrate Monitoring of Redmond and Blakely Ridge Ephemeral Streams 

      Adams, Jeffrey W.; Booth, D.B. (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Since the early 1980’s biological monitoring has developed as a reliable tool for the assessment of stream and watershed health in an ecological context broader than traditional chemical and habitat assessment. In late ...
    • Maintaining Sustainable Water Supplies: Impacts of Climate Change in the Puget Sound Region 

      Palmer, Richard (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-02-17)
      Palmer will define sustainability. He will review recent trends in climate research, and consider the potential impacts of climate on sustainability. Next, he will turn to water demands. He will close by outlining strategies ...
    • Making Sense from Measurements -- Statistical Advances that Yield More, but Demand More 

      Conquest, Loveday (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-02-06)
      Conquest will review traditional sample designs. Next, she will discuss recent advances: ranked set sampling and multiple-panel sampling. She will describe "Visual Sample Plan" software, and then offer some conclusions.
    • Managing Stormwater for Healthy Salmon Populations in Puget Sound 

      Kirkpatrick, DeeAnn (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-05-01)
      Kirkpatrick will discuss stormwater and how to manage stormwater for healthy populations in Puget Sound. She will review how stormwater affects salmon and how stormwater is currently managed in the Puget Sound area. Finally, ...
    • Marine Ecosystem Management in the San Juan Archipelago 

      Klinger, Terrie (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-10-09)
      Klinger will present an overview of marine ecosystem management in the San Juan Islands. The general approach: engage in a local, bottom-up planning process for ecosystem-based management, using science to support ...
    • Marine Resource Management in the Philippines: the Best and Worst of the World 

      Christie, Patrick (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-09)
      Patrick Christie, Associate Professor in the UW School of Marine Affairs and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, will present an introduction to the coral reefs and fisheries of the Philippines, which are ...
    • Measuring Dissolved Oxygen (DO) and Electrical Conductivity 

      Unknown author (University of Washington Water Center, 2010)
      This field protocol describes how to measure dissolved oxygen and electrical conductivity in surface water and sub-surface (hyporheic) water.
    • Measuring the Puget Lowland Landscape with LiDAR 

      Haugerud, Ralph (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-02-16)
      Haugerud will present an overview of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), a new surveying technology. He will discuss looking at the land surface with LiDAR, describing the forest canopy with LiDAR, and a LiDAR data ...
    • Measuring Transient Storage (Dye Injection Method) 

      Unknown author (University of Washington Water Center, 2010)
      This field protocol describes how to measure transient storage in a stream system.
    • Measuring Visibility in Moving Waters 

      Steel, E. Ashley (University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
      This fact sheet describes horizontal viewing discs, which are devices for measuring underwater visibility in moving waters. The fact sheet provides step-by-step instructions for building your own horizontal viewing disc ...
    • Measuring What Matters, Counting What Counts to Sustain Salmon, Rivers, and People 

      Karr, James (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-02-06)
      Karr will discuss humanity's effects on salmon and rivers. He will identify the core problem: flawed indicators and models endorse values that promote unsustainable lifestyles. He will argue that we need improved indicators, ...
    • Migrations of Salmon and Trout in Puget Sound: New Approaches to Old Questions 

      Quinn, Tom (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-02-18)
      The migrations of salmon and trout are an integral part of their basic biology and are also important for their conservation because migrations define critical habitat and control patterns of fishery exploitation. Decades ...
    • Modeling GPS Positional Error Based on LiDAR Derived Canopy Density 

      Clarkin, Tobey (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-02-16)
      Clarkin will discuss modeling of Global Positioning system (GPS) accuracy with LiDAR-derived tree canopy density. He will discuss management applications and future directions for this research.
    • Monitored Glaciated Mountain Headwaters 

      Weekes, Anne (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-05-18)
      Significant physical differences between glaciated mountain headwaters and lowland or unglaciated catchments suggest the need for monitoring parameters appropriate to these basins. A conceptual framework based on recent ...
    • Monitoring Guidelines to Evaluate Effects of Forestry Activities on Streams in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska 

      MacDonald, Lee H.; Smart, Alan W.; Wissmar, Robert C. (University of Washington Water Center, 1991-05)
      This document provides guidance for designing water quality monitoring projects and selecting monitoring parameters. Although the focus is on forest management and streams in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, a broader ...