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    • The Underpinnings of Riparian Tree Production 

      Naiman, Robert; Latterell, Joshua (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-02-14)
      Naiman and Latterell will discuss riparian biocomplexity. In particular, they will focus on the production dynamics of riparian trees, and possible drivers of tree production. They will conclude that effective management ...
    • University of Washington Expertise and Resources for the Puget Sound Watershed: Inventory of Activities: July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2005 

      University of Washington Earth Initiative; University of Washington Water Center; College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences (University of Washington, 2005-11-28)
      The University of Washington is working to provide knowledge and resources for long-term environmental solutions within Puget Sound and beyond. Ensuring that this information is synthesized and communicated effectively is ...
    • The University of Washington Permeable Pavement Demonstration Project -- Background and First-Year Field Results 

      Booth, Derek B.; Leavitt, Jennifer; Peterson, Kim (University of Washington Water Center, 1996)
      Our study of permeable pavements has evolved from a growing recognition of the limitations of traditional stormwater management. To keep water in the soil we must allow access of water to that soil across much of the ...
    • An Update on the National Ecological Observatory Network and the Pacific Northwest's Wind River Core Site 

      Franklin, Jerry (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Franklin will present an update on the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), a national environonmental monitoring effort. NEON's vision is to forecast future states of ecological systems for the advancement of ...
    • Urban Non-Point Source Impacts on Seattle Area Stream Phosphorus Transport 

      Brett, Michael (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-10-11)
      Brett will discuss: 1. Land cover impacts on the central tendency in stream water nutrient concentrations. 2. Long term trends in urban stream nutrient concentrations. 3. Flow, seasonal and land cover impacts on daily ...
    • Urban Non-Point Source Nutrient Impacts on Seattle Area Stream Chemistry 

      Brett, Michael (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-02-06)
      Brett will review phosphorus transport in Seattle area urban and forest streams. He will describe a study that created a high resolution stream phosphorus concentration database in order to develop statistical time series ...
    • Urban Stream Rehabilitation in the Pacific Northwest 

      Booth, Derek B.; Karr, James R.; Schauman, Sally; Konrad, Christopher P.; Morley, Sarah A.; Larson, Marit G.; Henshaw, Patricia C.; Nelson, Erin J.; Burges, Stephen J. (University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2001-03-30)
      Our goal in this project has been to develop a robust approach to urban stream rehabilitation, using examples from the Puget Lowland region of western Washington, that blends knowledge from the physical, biological, and ...
    • Urbanization and the Natural Drainage System -- Impacts, Solutions, and Prognoses 

      Booth, Derek B. (University of Washington Water Center, 1991)
      This paper describes the causes and effects of urban-induced changes to the hydrology of a drainage basin. To understand the cause of change, the hydrologic behavior of the undisturbed basin first will be explained. The ...
    • US Geological Survey Water Programs in Washington State 

      Barton, Cynthia (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-10-27)
      Cynthia Barton will outline a brief history of the USGS, including its recent reorganization and mission. Next, she will describe how the USGS carries out the Water Program through a structure that consists of: 1. ...
    • The Use of Remote Sensing, GIS, and Multivariate Vegetation Analyses to Explain the Distribution of Riparian Forest Communities at Multiple Spatial Scales 

      Mollot, Lauren (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-02-17)
      Mollot will ask the question: Under what conditions should we restore conifer to stands currently dominated by hardwood in our effort to rehabilitate fish habitat? As a case study, she will consider the Cedar River watershed. ...
    • Using Turbidity to Determine Total Suspended Solids in Urbanizing Streams in the Puget Lowlands 

      Packman, James; Comings, Karen; Booth, Derek (Canadian Water Resources Association, 1999-10-01)
      The replacement of forestland with impervious surfaces during urbanization can have significant effects on watershed hydrology and the quality of stormwater runoff. One component of water quality, total suspended solids ...
    • UW Earth Initiative 

      Battisti, David (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-02-06)
      Battisti will introduce the University of Washington Earth Initiative. He will present the goals of the project as well as its proposed activities and future directions.
    • Valley-Scale Landscape Structure as a Component of Hydrologic Response in Complex Mountain Basins 

      Weekes, Anne (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-02-17)
      Weekes will describe her research into the underlying landscape structure and its effects on the hydrologic regime of mountain watersheds. She will provide context, outline her research design, and present results and conclusions.
    • Vegetated Stormwater Facility Maintenance 

      Cammermayer, Jon W.; Horner, Richard R.; Chechowitz, Naomi (University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2000-12)
      This study had three objectives and associated work components: Component 1 -- assess routine highway ditch cleaning alternatives ("Service Levels") for water quality benefits; Component 2—survey biofiltration swales to ...
    • Vertical Channel Change Associated with Wood Accumulations: Implications for Delineating Channel Migration Zones 

      Montgomery, David (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-02-16)
      Montgomery will discuss the role of coarse woody debris in river ecosystems. He concludes that one of the few salmon conservation strategies that might work over a long run would be to restore a network of forested river ...
    • The Virtual Puget Sound - A Process to Evaluate Alternative Futures for Puget Sound? 

      Richey, Jeffrey E. (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-11-04)
      Richey will present Puget Sound Regional Synthesis Model (PRISM). The model includes feedbacks between biophysical processes and impacts, environmental stressors, and urban processes in the Puget Sound. Richey will describe ...
    • Visualization of Marine Models: Water in Motion 

      Oppenheimer, Peter (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-10-13)
      Peter Oppenheimer will present visualization tools, including Virtual Puget Sound and Google Earth, that can help us understand complex systems, such as Puget Sound. Virtual Puget Sound can be used as a tool for visualizing ...
    • Washington Water Resource: v.10:no.1(1999:winter) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Articles include: Stream Habitat Assessment Protocols: An Evaluation of Urbanizing Watersheds in the Puget Sound Lowlands.
    • Washington Water Resource: v.10:no.2(1999:spring) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Articles include: A Rapid Land Cover Classification Method for Use in Urban Watershed Analysis; Rates of Channel Erosion in Small Urban Streams; Modest Progress on the Long Road to an Effective Water-Resources Management ...
    • Washington Water Resource: v.10:no.3(1999:summer) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Articles include: Sediment Budget of a Mixed-Use Urbanizing Watershed; Effects of Hydraulic Loadings and Temperature on the Pollutant Removal Efficiency; Restabilization of Stream Channels in Urban Watersheds; Evaluating ...