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Methods for evaluating riparian habitats with applications to management

Informally Refereed
Authors: William S. Platts, Carl Armour, Gordon D. Booth, Mason Bryant, Judith L. Bufford, Paul Cuplin, Sherman Jensen, George W. Lienkaemper, G. Wayne Minshall, Stephen B. Monsen, Rodger L. Nelson, James R. Sedell, Joel S. Tuhy
Year: 1987
Type: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-221. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 177 p.

Abstract

This report develops a standard way of measuring and evaluating riparian conditions. These methods will be helpful to those persons documenting, monitoring, predicting, or evaluating riparian, stream, or range conditions, and how this relates to their biotic resources, especially those conditions needed to relate to impacts from land uses.

Keywords

methods, range, riparian, aquatic habitat, fish, streams, inventory, macroinvertebrates

Citation

Platts, William S.; Armour, Carl; Booth, Gordon D. ; Bryant, Mason; Bufford, Judith L. ; Cuplin, Paul; Jensen, Sherman; Lienkaemper, George W.; Minshall, G. Wayne; Monsen, Stephen B.; Nelson, Rodger L.; Sedell, James R.; Tuhy, Joel S. 1987. Methods for evaluating riparian habitats with applications to management. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-221. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 177 p.
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