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Environmental setting of the Willamette basin, Oregon

Mark A. Uhrich

Environmental setting of the Willamette basin, Oregon

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Portland, Or, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

  • Willamette River Watershed (Or.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • Sandy River Watershed (Or.) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mark A. Uhrich and Dennis A. Wentz.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 97-4082-A.
    ContributionsWentz, Dennis A., National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17592180M

    The Willamette Valley, bounded on the west by the Coast Range and on the east by the Cascades, is the largest river valley in Oregon. Part of the Cascades geological province that extends from British Columbia to northern California, the valley is an elongated, relatively flat body of land extending approximately miles from the Columbia River south to the Calapooya . Waters of Oregon: A Source Book on Oregon’s Water and Water Management. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR. CH 6 Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). c. and Dennis A. Wentz. Environmental Setting of the Willamette Basin, Oregon. U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Tribal Stories of the Willamette Valley This project is born from this website. Over the past three years I have been writing essays about the Iribal histories of Oregon. I am bringing together about 20 of these stories into a book project. The project will rewrite the tribe histories and help everyone understand what. 0 Willamette Basin Fisheries Science Review. February 5th – February 7th, LaSells Stewart Center SW 26th St Corvallis, Oregon.

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Environmental setting of the Willamette basin, Oregon by Mark A. Uhrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

Environmental Setting of the Willamette Basin, Oregon By Mark A. Uhrich and Dennis A. Wentz ABSTRACT The Willamette Basin, Oregon, is one of more than 50 large river basins and aquifer systems (referred to as study units) across the United States where the status and trends of water quality and the factors controlling Environmental setting of the Willamette basin quality are being Cited Environmental setting of the Willamette basin The basin includes 11 of the 12 largest cities in Oregon, including the 5 largest (Center for Population Research and Census ), and approximately 2.

Get this from a library. Environmental setting of the Willamette basin, Oregon. [Mark A Uhrich; Dennis A Wentz; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. The Willamette River Basin in western Oregon spans nea square miles (30, square kilometers), from its snowy, forested headwaters in the Oregon Cascades to its green valley floor.

It is home to 70% of Oregon’s population, and provides. To help protect, improve and enhance the quality of Oregon waterways, DEQ conducts in-depth assessments of the state’s basins.

These assessments take the form of local water quality status and action plans, which describe water quality conditions and include recommendations for actions that DEQ and others who are interested in these basins can take to improve water. Willamette Basin Rivers and Streams Assessment.

December Laboratory and Environmental Assessment Division, Watershed Assessment Section. An Oregon Plan for Salmon & Watersheds report funded through. Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board grant # Prepared by: Michael Mulvey, Robin Leferink, Aaron Borisenko. Last Updated:. Oregon's Willamette River Basin, which encompasses some of the nation's richest farm and forest land, is also home to most of Oregon's citizens.

More than 2 million people live in the Willamette Basin today, and that number is expected to reach nearly 4 million by the year Page 1: Willamette Basin Rivers and Streams Assessment – Oregon’s Willamette basin is the hub of the state’s population and economy with 70% of the state’s Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP) protocols.

The Santiam River is a tributary of the Willamette River in northwestern Oregon and drains an area of 1, square miles. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) operates four dams in the basin, which are used primarily for flood control, hydropower production, recreation, and water-quality improvement.

Carpenter, K.D.,Water-quality and algal conditions in the Clackamas River Basin, Oregon, and their relations to land and water management: U.S. Geological Survey Water‑Resources Investigations Report 02–, p. The Willamette River stretches nearly miles from its headwaters at Waldo Lake near Eugene to the confluence with the Columbia River in North Portland.

The Willamette River Basin is the largest watershed Environmental setting of the Willamette basin the state, covering more t square miles.

Cultural and Natural Assets for Willamette Basin, Oregon Sustainability A broad look at the Willamette Valley, Oregon's most urban and industrial area, shows that capital in forest lands has. INR-Corvallis (headquarters) Oregon State University Strand Hall SW Waldo Place Corvallis, OR phone: Contact INR-Corvallis.

Water, Economics, and Climate Change in the Willamette Basin, Oregon 4 is nonconsumptive, i.e., it is returned to the surface-water source from which it originated. Second, a large fraction of urban water sup-plies in the WRB come from sources outside the Basin.

Thus, consumptive use from in-basin surface water sources represents only aboutFile Size: 2MB. Water, Economics, and Climate Change in the Willamette Basin, Oregon 4 is nonconsumptive, i.e., it is returned to the surface-water source from which it originated.

Second, a large fraction of urban water sup-plies in the WRB come from sources outside the Basin. Thus, consumptive use from in-basin surface water sources represents only aboutFile Size: 7MB. April WILLAMETTE ALTERNATIVE FUTURES Ecological Applications, 14(2),pp.


BERGER,4. WORKING PAPER NO. 56 A HISTORY OF WATER POLLUTION CONTROL IN THE WILLAMETTE BASIN, OREGON July DISTRIBUTION Prepared by JEB Project Staff Reviewed by FLN Cooperating Agencies Approved by WWT U. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE Public Health Service Region IX Division of Water Supply and.

A process for developing water quality criteria under the US Federal Clean Water Act. Differences between Polish standards and EC directives on water quality.

Water quality study design for the Willamette Basin, Oregon, using a geographic information system. The role of benefit-cost analysis in water conservation : Mark A.

Uhrich, Dennis A. Wentz. Mark O. Hatfield Library State Street Salem, OR [email protected]: John Repplinger. We conducted an alternative futures analysis in the Willamette River Basin in western Oregon. Based on detailed input from local stakeholders, three alternative future landscapes for the year were created and compared to present‐day (circa ) and historical (pre‐EuroAmerican settlement) by: The Willamette River Basin is the largest watershed in the state, covering more t square miles.

Portland is at the lower end of the drainage basin and is the most urbanized part of the watershed. The city occupies only a small fraction of the river's watershed, but the area is a critical gateway for the region’s fish and wildlife. alternative futures for the willamette river basin, oregon Joan P.

Baker U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Western Ecology Division, SW 35th Street, Corvallis, Oregon USACited by: The Willamette River and its extensive drainage basin lie in the greater Cascades geological province, extending from British Columbia to northern California.

The river and its principal tributaries dr square miles (12 percent of Oregon), with the basin's runoff fluctuating dramatically between the heavy precipitation of the winter. In its Willamette Basin Report, the Oregon Water Resources Department (RASA), the cooperative surface-water study by the USGS and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the USGS National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA), and the Portland Basin ground-water study.

The primary goals of this phase will be to: (1) develop a. The recent culmination of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ’s) proposed Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the Willamette (see Aldrich/Rubin/Simpson, Insider #), jostling at the Portland Harbor Superfund site, and a host of development projects focuses attention on environmental regulation of the Willamette River.

EPA/ September RESTORING THE WILLAMETTE RIVER: COSTS AND IMPACTS OF WATER QUALITY CONTROL by E. Scott Huff Peter C. Klingeman Herbert H. Stoevener Howard F. Horton Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon Contract No. Project Officers Harold V.

Kibby U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington. Title: Water, economics, and climate change in the Willamette Basin, Oregon. Name(s): Jaeger, William K.

(William Kenneth), author. Plantinga, Andrew, author. Langpap. Willamette Basin Conservation Project Final Report, August Project Summary The Willamette Basin Conservation Project (the Project) was created to help people and programs work together toward positive results in Oregon’s Willamette Basin for people, lands, communities, waters and native species.

Willamette River Basin (Oregon) – Technical Support Document Decem PREPARED FOR PREPARED BY Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 Tetra Tech One Park Drive, Suite PO Box Research Triangle Park, NC Tel Fax Conservancy Oregon, Willamette Partnership, and Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

The report card aims to capture a snapshot of the ecological health of the Willamette River based on pre-defined indicators and goals, to be able to track change over time in response to management actions and/or external pressures. The Willamette Valley ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S.

states of Oregon and ly larger than the Willamette Valley for which it is named, the ecoregion contains fluvial terraces and floodplains of the Willamette River system, scattered hills, buttes, and adjacent : Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests.

Summary of environmental flow monitoring for the Sustainable Rivers Project on the Middle Fork Willamette and McKenzie Rivers, western Oregon, – Series title: Open-File Report: Series number: DOI: /ofr Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: U.S.

Geological Survey: Publisher location: Reston, VA Author: Krista L. Jones, Joseph F. Mangano, J. Rose Wallick, Heather D.

Bervid, Melissa Olson, Mackenzie K. The mushrooming growth of Willamette Valley cities and suburbs and the massive introduction of chemicals into the environment since World War II have contributed to other problems in the basin. The Willamette River—perhaps Oregon’s miner’s canary—began producing deformed and disfigured fish in the lower stretches of the waterway.

The latest report developed by planning consultant Jeff Krueger in a series of regional conservation vision efforts. The Conservation Concept is intended to guide future planning efforts in managing and conserving sensitive habitat and resources within the Willamette Valley.

Sinclair, Marcia. Willamette River Basin: Challenge of Change. Based on the Willamette River basin Planning Atlas. Willamette Partnership. Toepel, Kathryn A. The Flanagan Site: years of Occupation in the Upper Willamette Valley, Oregon. dissertation. University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology, In the northern and central Willamette Valley, the older stratigraphic units, including the CRBG, are exposed along the margins of the structural basins (e.g., Portland Basin, Tualatin Basin, Central Willamette Basin, and Stayton Basin) and along the western side (eastern flank of the Coast Range) and eastern side (western flank of the Cascade.

The cleanest energy is the energy we don’t consume in the first place. The way we currently produce and consume virtually all our energy does lasting damage to our environment, our climate and our health—and to make matters worse, much of that energy goes to waste.

If we don’t consume as much energy, we don’t need to produce as much. The Willamette Basin is home to a wide variety of ecosystems. Four of them can be found right around Eugene: open water, riparian bottomland forest, wet prairie, and oak savanna. Open water supports thriving ecosystems.

The Willamette River ' s channels, ponds and lakes are home to 61 species of fish, half of which are exotic or have been.

The Oregon Forest Resources Institute is dedicated to public understanding of forest stewardship to meet the social, environmental and economic needs of both present and future generations.

Includes a variety of resource & educational tools. The Willamette River Basin Planning Atlas: Trajectories of Environmental and Ecological Change, an atlas compiled by the Pacific Northwest Ecosystem Research Consortium, is an excellent source on the Willamette River. This atlas was compiled by a team of more that 30 researchers as a resource for “people interested in what the future may.

Oregon Blue Book (includes contact information, agency history, records retention schedules, budgets, and records held by the Oregon State Archives) .The Willamette River flows for nearly miles, through deep forests, green valleys, and past cities—Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany, Salem, Keizer, Newberg, Oregon City, and Portland.

Yet it is a river hiding in plain sight: until now, 4/4(9).Dams. While many people think of dams in terms of large federal projects, such as Lookout Point (the reservoir with the largest maximum storage capacity in the Willamette River Basin atacre-ft.) or Cougar Reservoir (the reservoir with the highest dam in the Basin at ft.

above stream level), a significant percentage of dams within the Basin are small private dams .