The condition of tidal wetlands of Washington, Oregon, and California, 2002
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Western Ecology Division in Newport, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wetland ecology -- Washington (State),
  • Wetland ecology -- Oregon,
  • Wetland ecology -- California

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementauthors, Walter G. Nelson ... [et al.].
ContributionsNelson, Walter G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH105.W2 C66 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23913079M
LC Control Number2009416138

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The condition of tidal wetlands of Washington, Oregon, and California, "September " "EPA//R/" Includes bibliographical references (p. ). Also available in digital form. Contributor: Nelson, Walter G. Date: Question or comment about digitized items from the Library of Congress that are presented on this website? Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian springhigheredcio.com Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United. Tech & Science Sea Level Rise California Oregon Washington. tidal wetlands along the West coast are vulnerable to sea level rise too, particularly in California and Oregon. Wetlands in Washington State Volume 1: A Synthesis of the Science FINAL March Ecology Publication # Written by: Dyanne Sheldon1, Tom Hruby Ph.D.3, Patricia Johnson3, Kim Harper2, Andy McMillan3, Teri Granger3, Stephen Stanley3, Erik Stockdale3 1.

Probabilistic sampling for biotic and abiotic condition indicators was conducted at stations within estuaries and coastal embayments of Washington, Oregon and California. In , intertidal. Accordingly, the maximum extent of tidal wetlands can be determined using the combination of land surface elevation data and analyses of tidal inundation frequency. In this paper, we lay out a method of characterizing the maximum extent of tidal wetlands for Washington, Oregon, and springhigheredcio.com by: 1. Wetland plant associations in the Puget Sound region are controlled by the same physical factors identified in wetlands throughout the world: frequency and/or duration of inundation, and salinity. Physiographic and climatic features and plant evolutionary responses to them have resulted in an unusual diversity and zonation of tidal springhigheredcio.com by: 4. A Historical Reconstruction and Land Use History of Six Tidal Wetlands in Oregon March By Jennifer Taylor Hennessey Master's of Science Project Marine Resource Management College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon.

Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future explains that sea level along the U.S. west coast is affected by a number of factors. These include: climate patterns such as the El Nino, effects from the melting of modern and ancient ice sheets, and geologic processes, such as plate tectonics. Sea level rose during the 20th century, and observations and projections suggest that it will rise at a higher rate during the 21st century. Rising seas increase the risk of coastal flooding, storm surge inundation, coastal erosion and shoreline retreat, and wetland loss. The cities and. The Condition of Tidal Wetlands of Wasthington, Oregon, and California – Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, EPA//R/ Oregon Biodiversity Information Center (ORBIC). Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species of . We evaluated NWI habitat classes in Oregon tidal wetlands with data from field surveys in four regional estuaries (Figure 1). Assessing the accuracy of the NWI habitat classification system is relevant to coastal modeling as it is the primary GIS layer for a commonly used sea-level rise model (SLAMM) for projecting changes to coastal landscapes.