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    • 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 ...
    • Monitoring Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity of Arid Wetlands 

      Moskal, L. Monika (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-02-18)
      Wetlands are valuable ecosystems that benefit society. They allow for gradual recharge of groundwater, provide critical habitat for plants, fish and wildlife, control erosion, mitigate water pollution, provide food and ...
    • Monitoring Streams and Watersheds: Reflections on Recent Advances and Persistent Challenges 

      Conquest, Loveday; Ralph, Stephen C. (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-05-30)
      Conquest and Ralph will introduce stream and watershed monitoring efforts, including the purpose of monitoring and an evaluation of how we are doing. They will provide an overview of watershed processes. They will review ...
    • Monitoring Urban Streams: Strategies and Protocols 

      Scholz, Jenna; Booth, Derek (University of Washington Water Center, 2000-01)
      This fact sheet introduces monitoring strategies and protocols for urban stream management. The fact sheet presents an approach to crafting the most appropriate monitoring program across a variety of settings. Things to ...
    • Monitoring Urban Streams: Strategies and Protocols for Humid-Region Lowland Systems 

      Scholz, Jenna; Booth, Derek (Center for Urban Water Resources Management, 1999-01-01)
      Governmental mandates and public awareness have forced progressively smaller and less sophisticated agencies and organizations to initiate stream monitoring programs, particularly in urban and urbanizing areas. Yet many ...
    • Movement Patterns of Adult Sockeye Salmon in Lake Washington 

      Newell, Jenny (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-02-06)
      Newell will present the results of a study investigating the migration behavior of sockeye salmon in Lake Washington. In the study, fish were tagged at the Ballard Locks before they came into Lake Washington. Then they ...
    • Moving Beyond Minimal Treatment: King County's Brightwater Treatment Project 

      Hummel, Stan (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-05-11)
      King County is building the Brightwater project, which includes one of the largest membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater treatment plants in the world. MBR provides a higher level of treatment than standard secondary ...
    • The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Some Incredible New Resources are Coming to the Pacific Northwest 

      Franklin, Jerry (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-01-20)
      Franklin will introduce the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), a national environonmental monitoring effort. We have a changing landscape due to climate, biogeochemistry, and land use. Participants in the ...
    • Natural Regeneration of Conifer in Managed Riparian Forests 

      Beach, Eric (University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
      This fact sheet describes conditions that help conifer establishment in managed riparian forests. Seed source and substrate will be discussed.
    • Natural Wetlands in an Unnatural Location: Consequences of Urbanizing Watershed on Landscape Processes and Wetland Function 

      Sheldon, Dyanne (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-01-13)
      Sheldon will discuss issues related to urban wetlands. The overarching theme: We have a lot of information about wetlands. But how does all this science get applied? And what are the politics of how science gets applied? ...
    • New Scenarios for Pacific Northwest Climate Change 

      Salathé, Eric (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-02-16)
      Salathé will review evidence of climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Weather station evidence shows a pattern of warming. Models predict warming of 1/4 to 1 degree Fahrenheit per decade. There will probably be more ...
    • Niche Market Opportunities for Alask an Forest Products in Japan 

      Eastin, Ivan; Roos, Joseph; Tsournos, Peter (1/1/2003)
      Despite the poor economy in Japan, there remain promising niche markets for Alaskan softwood lumber. The unique characteristics of Alaskan softwood species are well suited to the demands of the Japanese market in general ...
    • Niche Market Opportunities for Alaska Forest Products in Japan (2005 Update) 

      Sasatani, Daisuke; Roos, Joseph A.; Brackley, Allen M.; Eastin, Ivan L. (12/1/2005)
      Alaska exports to Japan decreased dramatically during the 1990’s. This decline was caused by a variety of factors including the Japanese recession, a reduced Alaska timber supply, exchange rates, a market shift from green ...