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    • The Functions of Riparian Buffers in Urban Watersheds 

      Leavitt, Jennifer (University of Washington, 1998)
      There are numerous functions that the riparian zone provides for the streams in undisturbed watersheds in the Pacific Northwest. In general the vegetation in this zone influences the water quality, hydrology, and biology ...
    • Spatial Effects of Urbanization on Physical Conditions in Puget Sound Lowland Streams 

      McBride, Maeve (University of Washington, 2001)
      Urban development threatens local and global ecosystems. In the Puget Sound region, urbanization has dramatically altered stream ecosystems by changing their flow regimes and their physical attributes. This study of ...