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Influence of forest and rangeland management on anadromous fish habitat in Western North America: timber harvest.Author(s): T.W. Chamberlin
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-136. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 30 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe water and land-system processes through which timber harvesting affects anadromous fish habitat in western North America are discussed. The effects of timber harvesting on the water balance that regulates streamflow are evaluated, as are direct influences of harvesting on slope stability, erosion, and the introduction of debris in to stream channels. The effects of removal of riparian vegetation are included. Techniques presently available to resource managers for predicting these effects are documented.
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CitationChamberlin, T.W. 1982. Influence of forest and rangeland management on anadromous fish habitat in Western North America: timber harvest. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-136. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 30 p.
KeywordsLogging (hydrology, fish habitat, riparian vegetation, anadromous fish
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