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Influence of forest and rangeland management on anadromous fish habitat in Western North America: effects of mining.Author(s): Susan B. Martin; William S. Platts
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-119. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 21 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionMethods of mining and the effects on aquatic ecosystems of mine-caused sediment, changes in pH, and toxic heavy metals are described.
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CitationMartin, Susan B.; Platts, William S. 1981. Influence of forest and rangeland management on anadromous fish habitat in Western North America: effects of mining. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-119. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 21 p
KeywordsMining methods, aquatic ecosystems, sediment production, toxicity, fish habitat, anadromous fish
- Surface mine impoundments as wildlife and fish habitat
- Management history of eastside ecosystems: changes in fish habitat over 50 years, 1935-1992.
- Surface mining
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