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    • Delineation of the Hyporheic Zone 

      Reidy, Catherine Ann; Clinton, Sandra Mae (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-01)
      This fact sheet explains how to determine hyporheic zone presence and extent. Some suggested methods are presented. A reference list for further information is included.
    • Designing and Building Practical Household Water Supply in the Mountains of Southwest China 

      Harrell, Stevan; Morgan, Geoff (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-01-06)
      Harrell and Morgan will discuss bringing household water supply to poor areas of China. They will highlight a case study from Southwest China, beginning with local conditions, and then moving on to consider the specifics ...
    • Developing a Consensus on the Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources: a Puget Sound, Tri-County Perspective 

      Palmer, Richard (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-02-14)
      Palmer will lay out the goals of this talk: 1. Provide accurate estimates of regional water supply and demand for planning. 2. Establish the need to include climate change in regional water supply planning. 3. Shift a ...
    • Developing the Historical Context for Understanding Present Day Land Use-Water Quality Relationships 

      Michalak, Julia (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Historic land use is a potentially significant factor determining present day water quality and stream integrity. Studies have shown that past land uses such as the extent and intensity of agriculture within a basin can ...
    • Differences in West Coast Watersheds and the Streams They Create 

      Booth, Derek (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-02-14)
      Booth will discuss how unique watersheds create unique streams. Understanding or predicting stream behavior can't always be done by borrowing knowledge from somewhere else, because the watersheds that create these streams ...
    • The Diffusion of Landscape-Level Best Management Practices: Changing Paradigms 

      Ward, Dave (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-03-04)
      Ward will discuss landscape-level best management practices. He will describe two Snohomish county programs to illustrate his points: 1. Recommendations for streamside landowners. 2. Pet waste management. He will discuss ...
    • Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations 

      Montgomery, David (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-02-14)
      Montgomery will review the importance of soil in sustaining civilizations. He will ask the question: can soil erosion limit the lifespan of civilizations? He will discuss contemporary and long-term (geological) erosion ...
    • Discrepancies in Forest Products Trade Statistics 

      Eastin, Ivan; Perez-Garcia, John (10/1/2004)
      This report describes the extent to which discrepancies in trade statistics occur within the forest products sector and identify those areas where unusually large trade statistics discrepancies appear to exist. It also ...
    • Distribution Systems for Value-added Wood Products in China 

      Cao, Jeff; Braden, Rose; Eastin, Ivan (5/1/2006)
      In recent years, China has become a vital market for many US wood exporters. Now the fourth largest export destination for US wood products, exports from the US to China have increased an average of 30 percent per year ...
    • Down Under: Hyporheic Zones and Their Function 

      Reidy, Catherine Ann; Clinton, Sandra Mae (University of Washington Water Center, 2004-01)
      This fact sheet describes hyporheic zones: their fundamental characteristics, their functions, and management implications. Further readings are also suggested.
    • Drug Resistance in Environments Associated with Aquaculture 

      Roberts, Marilyn (University of Washington Water Center, 2007-01-30)
      Roberts will present an introduction to the problem of bacteria in aquaculture and fish farming. She will focus on aquaculture associated bacteria and bacterial movement in the surrounding environment. She will discuss ...
    • Ecological Issues in Floodplains and Riparian Corridors 

      Bolton, Susan; Schellberg, Jeff (University of Washington Water Center, 2001-07-11)
      As part of the process outlined in Washington's "Statewide Strategy to Recover Salmon: Extinction is Not an Option" the Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, Ecology, and Transportation were charged to develop Aquatic ...
    • Economic Contribution of the Forestry and Wood Processing Sectors in the State of Washington 

      Eastin, Ivan; Ganguly, Indroneil; Sasatani, Daisuke; Lippke, Bruce (10/1/2009)
      Investment by value-adding wood industries is critical to sustaining forestland ownership. An increasingly complex array of forest owners and investors suggests a business climate that views forests as a financial, rather ...
    • Economically Sustainable Working Forests: 

      Zobrist, Kevin (2005-10-24)
      Economic viability is an important part of the sustainability of working forests. With landowners facing increasing regulatory complexity, increasing demand for a diversity of forest outputs, and economic pressures to ...
    • Economics and Salmon Habitat Conservation: Welcome to the Data-Poor Real World 

      Plummer, Mark (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-10-24)
      Benefit-cost analysis is as natural to economists as breathing—which sometimes gets us into trouble when we try to ply our trade in a data vacuum. In the data-poor real world, the practice of benefit-cost analysis often ...
    • Ecosystem Services Markets 

      Robbins, Alicia (2005-10-27)
      The term “ecosystem services” refers to indirect ecosystem functions such as water purification, flood control, carbon sequestration, climate regulation, and soil and nutrient cycling, as well as recreation or ...
    • The Ecotoxicology of Mine Waste Contamination at Different Levels of Biological Organization in the Methow River Vally, Okanogan County, Washington 

      Peplow, Dan; Edmonds, Robert (Center for Water and Watershed Studies, 2003-05-15)
      A study of mine-waste contamination effects on Methow River habitat on the eastern slopes of the north Cascade Mountains in Washington state, U.S.A., revealed impacts at ecosystem, community, population, individual, ...
    • Effect of Forest Harvesting and Riparian Buffers on Headwater Stream Temperatures 

      Edmonds, Robert (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Headwater streams are small in size, but can be 80% of stream length. They have a high density in steep terrain and have a high biodiversity of invertebrates, amphibians and fish. However, they are very sensitive to landscape ...
    • The Effect of LiDAR Digital Elevation Model Resolution on Stream Network Prediction and Computational Requirements 

      Mouton, Adam (University of Washington Water Center, 2006-02-16)
      Mouton will describe his research into stream prediction. In his study, he examined the effects of digital elevation model (DEM) grid size for stream network predictions in the northwestern United States to test the accuracy ...
    • Effectiveness of large woody debris in stream rehabilitation projects in urban basins 

      Larson, Marit; Booth, D.B. (Center for Urban Water Resources Management, University of Washington, 2000-03)
      In-stream rehabilitation projects are commonly built in response to problems that result from both local sources and diffuse watershed degradation. Local problems, such as an improperly sized culvert, are relatively ...