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The forest ecosystem of southeast Alaska: 8. Water.Author(s): Donald C. Schmiege; Austin E. Helmers; Daniel M. Bishop
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-028. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 32 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionOne of the most striking characteristics of southeast Alaska is the abundance of water. Large glaciers, icefields, and thousands of streams result from heavy precipitation throughout the year. Published and unpublished data on water regimen, temperature, sedimentation, and chemistry are combined. These serve as a basis for understanding how this valuable resource may be used and protected so that high quality water may always be abundant and available. A brief section on needed research is included.
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CitationSchmiege, Donald C.; Helmers, Austin E.; Bishop, Daniel M. 1974. The forest ecosystem of southeast Alaska: 8. Water. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-028. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 32 p
Keywordswatershed management, water quality research, Alaska
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