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    Author(s): William S. Platts; Walter F. Megahan; G. Wayne Minshall
    Date: 1983
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-138. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 70 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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    This report develops a standard way of measuring stream, riparian, and biotic conditions and evaluates the validity of the measurements recommended. Accuracy and precision of most measurements are defined. This report will be of value to those persons documenting, monitoring, or predicting stream conditions and their biotic resources, especially those related to impacts from land uses.

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    Platts, William S.; Megahan, Walter F.; Minshall, G. Wayne. 1983. Methods for evaluating stream, riparian, and biotic conditions. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-138. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 70 p.

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    methods, aquatic habitat, fish, streams, inventory, fish dynamics, riparian, stream channel, macroinvertebrates

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