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Main Title Methods for multi-spatial scale characterization of riparian corridors /
Author Moser, Thomas J. ; Lindeman, D. R. ; Wigington, P. J. ; Schuft, M. J. ; Van Sickle, J.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lindeman, Dale R.
Wigington, P. J.
Schuft, Michael J.
Van Sickle, John.
CORP Author Dynamac International, Inc., Corvallis, OR. ;Oregon State Dept. of Forestry, Salem.;National Health and Environmental Effects Research Lab., Corvallis, OR. Western Ecology Div.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory,
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA/600/A-00/021; EPA-68-C6-0005
Stock Number PB2000-107422
OCLC Number 48036638
Additional Subjects Environmental management ; Watersheds ; Ecosystems ; Vegetation ; Water quality ; Habitats ; Aerial photography ; Analysis ; Characterization ; Multi-spatial scale ; Riparian zones ; Willamette Valley ; Agricultural landscapes ; Geographic information systems
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ESAD  EPA 600-A-00/021 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/19/2002
NTIS  PB2000-107422 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 8 pages ; 28 cm
Abstract This paper describes the application of aerial photography and GIS technology to develop flexible and transferable methods for multi-spatial scale characterization and analysis of riparian corridors. Relationships between structural attributes of riparian corridors and indicators of stream ecological conditions are not well established. As part of a research project focused on assessing riparian-stream systems in agricultural landscapes of Oregon's Willamette Valley, GIS land cover/land use databases were created from 1997 aerial photography and digital orthophotography for 23 predominantly agricultural watersheds, including detailed land cover-land use coverages within 150 m of perennial and intermittent streams. GIS functions were used to partition the stream networks at various lateral-longitudinal scales to quantify land cover/land use and to generate functionally relevant metrics of riparian vegetation, such as its composition, width, and continuity. The methods developed provide considerable flexibility for generating metrics characterizing attributes of riparian corridors and for exploring relationships among these metrics and indicators of stream ecological condition.
Notes "PB2000-107422." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.
Place Published Corvallis, OR :
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Oregon State Dept. of Forestry, Salem. Sponsored by National Health and Environmental Effects Research Lab., Corvallis, OR. Western Ecology Div.
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Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. ; National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory (U.S.) ; Oregon Department of Forestry.
PUB Date Free Form 2000.
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20020718135013
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01319nam 2200313Ka 45010