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    • Assessing Land Use, Land Cover, and Wastewater Infrastructure for Shellfish in the Puget Sound Nearshore 

      Spirandelli, Daniele (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Oysters, clams, mussels, and other bivalve mollusks are prized species of the Puget Sound estuary. Settling on the Puget Sound shores, shellfish play a critical role of filtering water, providing habitat, supporting local ...
    • The Cascade Agenda -- an Uplands Strategy for Saving Puget Sound 

      Stonington, Dan (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-01-19)
      In 2005, Cascade Land Conservancy developed The Cascade Agenda, a bold, long-term vision for conservation and smart growth in the Puget Sound region that brings together business, civic and government leaders to accomplish ...
    • Forest Cover, Impervious-Surface Area, and the Mitigation of Urbanization Impacts in King County, Washington 

      Booth, Derek B. (University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2000-09)
      For decades, watershed urbanization has been known to have severe consequences on aquatic systems. Although the problem has been long articulated, solutions have proven elusive because of the complexity of the problem, ...
    • Lakes on the Edge: Consequences of Shoreline Urbanization in the Pacific Northwest 

      Francis, Tessa (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-02-14)
      Francis will address the question: What are the consequences of lakeshore development for aquatic habitats, communities, and food webs? She will describe research comparing developed lakes to undeveloped lakes. This research ...
    • 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? ...
    • Oxygen and Oceanography: Understanding the Dynamics of Hood Canal and Puget Sound from Above and Beneath the Surface 

      Newton, Jan (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-02-12)
      Newton will present an overview of the biological oceanography of Puget Sound. She will discuss the effects of climate, human activities, and natural processes on the health of Puget Sound.
    • Puget Sound Stormwater - What's All the Shouting About? Landscape Level Stormwater Solutions 

      Derry, William (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-01-08)
      Derry will discuss stormwater policy in Puget Sound in light of ecosystem goals. First, he will describe the current state of Puget Sound ecosystems. Next, he will present background science and implications for management ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.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 ...
    • Washington Water Resource: v.10:no.4(1999:fall) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 1999)
      Articles include: "Zero-Impact" Urban Development: Monitoring a Case Study; Sediment Budget of a Mixed-Use Urbanizing Watershed; Regional, Synchronous Field Determination of Summertime Stream Temperatures; A Survey of ...
    • Washington Water Resource: v.11:no.2(2000:spring) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 2000)
      Articles include: Effects of Urbanization on the Biological Integrity of Puget Lowland Streams: Restoration with a Biological Focus; On-Site Residental Stormwater Detention.
    • Washington Water Resource: v.12:no.4(2001:fall) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 2001)
      Articles include: Hydrologic Trends and Hydrologic Monitoring in Urbanizing Streams in Western Washington.
    • Washington Water Resource: v.12:no.[3](2001:summer) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 2001)
      Articles include: Special Effects of Urbanization on Physical Conditions in Puget Sound Lowland Streams; Literature Review on Substances of Potential Concern in Reclaimed Water.
    • Washington Water Resource: v.8:no.1(1997:winter) 

      Center for Urban Water Resources Management (University of Washington Water Center, 1997)
      Articles include: Assessment of Cumulative Effects of Urbanization on Small Streams in the Puget Sound Lowland Ecoregion; Hydrologic Simulation of the Klahanie Catchment, King County, Washington, With and Without a Landscape ...
    • Watershed Review: v.1:no.3(2003:summer) 

      Center for Water & Watershed Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2003)
      Articles include: Energy Regime: a Missing Link in the Restoration of Small Urban Streams?; Thesis and dissertation abstracts; New publications; Watershed Research Database.
    • Watershed Review: v.2:no.1(2004:winter) 

      Center for Water & Watershed Studies (University of Washington Water Center, 2004)
      Articles include: Riparian Buffer Functions Along Lowland Agricultural Streams; Red Alder on the Rise -- Making a Comeback both Economically and Ecologically; "Normative Flows" in Urbanizing Watersheds; Snapshot of Research: ...