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Evaluating sediment production by activities related to forest uses--a northwest perspectiveAuthor(s): Robert R. Ziemer; Thomas E. Lisle
Source: In: Proceedings, Technical Workshop on Sediments. 3-7 February 1992. Corvallis, Oregon. USEPA and Terrene Institute, Washington D.C., September 1993. p. 71-74.
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DescriptionTo deal with nonpoint sources of pollution, such as stream sediment produced by erosion from forest management operations, regulations require land managers to reduce onsite erosion to keep the amount of sediment discharged from each project area within acceptable limits. Activities developed to meet these regulations are sometimes referred to as best management practices (BMPs). BMPs are designed to reduce pollutant discharge from a single project but may not solve the larger problem concerning the cumulative effect of multiple projects
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CitationZiemer, Robert R.; Lisle, Thomas E. 1993. Evaluating sediment production by activities related to forest uses--a northwest perspective. In: Proceedings, Technical Workshop on Sediments. 3-7 February 1992. Corvallis, Oregon. USEPA and Terrene Institute, Washington D.C., September 1993. p. 71-74.
KeywordsPSW4351, sediment, forest management, erosion, watershe
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