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    • A Brief Guide to Restoring Salmonid Habitat in Pacific Northwest Watersheds 

      Beechie, Timothy; Bolton, Susan (University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
      This fact sheet describes salmon restoration approaches in the Pacific Northwest. A recommended approach to restoration is to restore and manage watershed processes responsible for creating and maintaining habitat. This ...
    • Bull Trout in Western Washington 

      Shellberg, Jeffrey; University of Washington Water Center (University of Washington Water Center, 2002-01)
      This fact sheet introduces the bull trout, a threatened species in the Pacific Northwest. The fact sheet reviews their appearance, distribution, life history, basic biology, and factors leading to population decline. Further ...
    • Climate and the Future of Water Resources in the Northwest 

      Mote, Philip (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-02-17)
      Mote will consider the roles and behavior of temperature and precipitation on stream flow. He will conclude that warming shifts flow from summer to winter, and that warming will continue, although the effect on precipiation ...
    • Climate Change and Fish in the Pacific Northwest: Case Study of the Snoqualmie River Basin 

      Bisson, Pete (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-04-28)
      In this presentation, Bisson compares the results of a 50-year retrospective analysis of temperature, precipitation, and flow in the upper Snoqualmie River basin with the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group’s ...
    • Data, Data, and More Data: Managing and Making Sense of Data from Existing PNW Salmon and Habitat Monitoring Programs 

      Volk, Carol J. (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-05-05)
      Carol Volk will present an introduction to managing and understanding data. She will cover the following topics: 1. What is data? 2. Where is all the data? 3. What do we do with it? 4. Is it useful? As examples, she reviews ...
    • Hydropolitics: What it is and Why it Matters 

      Asah, Stanley (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-03-09)
      Power relations influence the way we claim and use natural, and especially water, resources. Predicted impacts of global climate change on water resources in the Pacific Northwest presuppose intensified conflict among ...
    • The Implications of Global Warming for Water and Salmon in the Pacific Northwest 

      University of Washington Climate Impacts Group (University of Washington Water Center, 2005-01)
      This fact sheet introduces greenhouse gases and global warming, and describes the impact of global warming on the Pacific Northwest climate, water resources, and salmon.
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Predicting Precipitation over the Northwest: from Weather Forecasts to Climate Change 

      Mass, Clifford F. (University of Washington Water Center, 2009-11-10)
      Cliff Mass will speak about the unique precipitation patterns in the Northwest. This has major societal impacts, such as flood control and damaging storms, usually associated with the "Pineapple Express." There has been ...
    • A Rapid Land Cover Classification Method for Use in Urban Watershed Analysis 

      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Hill, Kristina; Botsford, Erik; Booth, Derek B. (University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2003-03)
      Because of the profound effect of urban development on aquatic systems, characterizing the land cover of a region is critical for a variety of resource management applications. In the Pacific Northwest, this characterization ...
    • Streamside Runoff: v.10:no.1(1998:winter/spring) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 1998)
      Articles include: Urban Stream Rehabilitation; Interactions of Salmon, Bear, and Riparian Vegetation; Residence Time of Large Woody Debris; Effects of Mine Effluent.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.10:no.2(1998:summer/fall) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 1998)
      Articles include: Methods of Measuring Light Availability; Social Construction of a Watershed.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.11:no.2(1999:summer/fall) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Articles include: Conifer Regeneration; River Regulation and Salmonid Growth; Lummi Nation Riparian Research.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.12:no.1(2000:winter/spring) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2000)
      Articles include: Nutrient Dynamics in Alaskan Streams; Urban Stream Monitoring; Environmental Impacts of Mining.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.12:no.2(2000:summer/fall) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2000)
      Articles include: Eastside Stream Temperatures; Channel Migration Zones; Restoration with a Biological Focus.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.13:no.1(2001:winter/spring) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2001)
      Articles include: Return of the Salmon; Salmonid Movement through Culverts; Wastewater Treatment Wetland.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.13:no.2(2001:summer/fall) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2001)
      Articles include: Land Use and Water Quality; LWD; Agriculture and Salmon.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.14:no.1(2002:winter/spring) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2002)
      Articles include: Hyporheic Research on the Queets; Fish Contamination on the Methow; Regional Riparian Management Cooperative.
    • Streamside Runoff: v.14:no.2(2002:summer/fall) 

      Center for Streamside Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2002)
      Articles include: CSS Merges into New Center; Salmon Nutrients and Insects; Restoration of Stream Crossings.