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Pilot Scale Constructed Wastewater Treatment Wetland
(University of Washington Water Center, 2001-01)
This fact sheet introduces the concept of artificially created wetlands, known as "constructed" or "treatment" wetlands, which are created as a method for treating wastewater. The technology, role of vegetation, and design variables are considered. References are also provided.
Riparian Conversion Monitoring Data Collection Protocols
(University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
This fact sheet introduces riparian conversion monitoring. As more and more riparian habitat restoration projects are developed, there is an increased need to monitor the effectiveness of these projects. Therefore, standardized data collection protocols are needed. The Riparian Zone Restoration Project (RZRP) protocols were ...
Washington Water Resource: v.12:no.(2001:summer)
(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.
Watershed Review: v.1:no.2(2003:spring)
(University of Washington Water Center, 2003)
Articles include: Research on Streamside Issues through the Wood Compatibility Initiative; Applications of a Sediment Budget to Assist Urban Stream Restoration; On-line Riparian Bibliography.
The Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model
(University of Washington Water Center, 2009-12-08)
Bill Labiosa will present the Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model, which is a regional tool for supporting ecological restoration planning. He will outline the background and context of the project, describe development scenarios for Puget Sound, discuss the regional assessment approach and various models, review some ...
Groundwater Contamination Issues at Hanford and the Resulting Legal Issues and Health Risks
(University of Washington Water Center, 2007-04-17)
Pollet will discuss Hanford, which is the most contaminated area in the Western Hemisphere. He will present an overview of groundwater risk and legal issues. He will also identify potential research, clean-up, and grassroots efforts.
US Geological Survey Water Programs in Washington State
(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. Headquarters a. Technical b. Program c. Support 2. Science Center (one in each state). The program conducts ...
Among-Individual Niche Variation of a Marine Top Predator Species, the Bull Shark (Carcharhinus Leucas), Suggests Diverse Functional Roles within Coastal Food Webs
(University of Washington Water Center, 2009-01-27)
Wirsing will present a study about the trophic niches of bull sharks. These predators may induce direct and indirect effects in food webs on an individual basis. Study results and implications for conservation will be discussed.
The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Some Incredible New Resources are Coming to the Pacific Northwest
(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 NEON program will enable forecasting of future states of ecological systems for the advancement of science ...
Reclaiming the Water and Reclaimed Water's Part
(University of Washington Water Center, 2009-10-06)
Steve Hirschey and Mark Buscher, both with King County, will provide an overview of reclaimed water: What it is and its benefits. They will describe where it is being produced and how it is being used locally. They will give an overview of the planning process for the Reclaimed Water Comprehensive Plan for King County, its ...