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Fish & Aquatic Ecology Unit

Eric K. Archer

Program Leader - Fisheries Biologist
PIBO Effectiveness Monitoring Program - U.S.D.A. Forest Service

Address:

US Forest Service
Forest Sciences Lab
Fish & Aquatic Ecology Unit
860 North 1200 East
Logan UT, 84321
Phone: 435-755-3565
Email: earcher"at"fs.fed.us

Education:

BS - Fisheries Management - Utah State University - 1996

MS - Aquatic Ecology - Utah State University - 1999

Select Publications:

Archer, E.,T.Crowl, M.Trammell. In Press. Abundance of age-0 native fish species and nursery habitat quality and availability in the San Juan River New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. Final Report Publication Number 00-9, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City, UT.

Archer, E.,T.Crowl, M.Trammell. In Press. Age-0 native fish year class abundances and size in relation to flow and temperature patterns in the San Juan River 1991-1997. Final Report Publication Number 00-9, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City, UT.

Archer, E.,T.Crowl, M.Trammell. In Press. Nursery habitat survey of the San Juan River New Mexico and Utah 1994-1997. Final Report Publication Number 00-9, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Salt Lake City, UT.

Al-Chokhachy, R., B.B. Roper, and E. Archer. 2010. Using a multimetric approach to evaluate the abiotic condition of streams in the Upper Columbia and Missouri River basins. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1041-1059.

Archer, E.K., B.B. Roper, R.C. Henderson, J.L. Kershner, and S.C. Mellison. 2004. Testing common stream sampling methods: how useful are these techniques for broad-scale, long-term monitoring? Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-122. Ft. Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 15 p.

Coles-Ritchie, M. C., R.C. Henderson, E.K. Archer, C. Kennedy, and J.L. Kershner. 2004. Repeatability of riparian vegetation sampling methods: how useful are these techniques for broad-scale, long-term monitoring? Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-138. Ft. Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 18 p.

Heitke, J.D., R.C. Henderson, B.B. Roper, and E.K. Archer. 2008. Evaluating livestock grazing use with streambank alteration protocols: challenges and solutions. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:647-655.

Henderson, R.C., E.K. Archer, B.A. Bouwes, M.S. Coles-Ritchie, and J.L. Kershner. 2005. PACFISH/INFISH Biological Opinion (PIBO): Effectiveness Monitoring Program seven-year status report 1998 through 2004. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-162. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 16 p.

Kershner, J. L., E.K. Archer, M.C. Coles-Ritchie, E.R. Cowley, R.C. Henderson, R. C., K. Kratz, C.M. Quimby, D.L. Turner, D.L. Ulmer, and M.R. Vinson. 2004. Guide to effective monitoring of aquatic and riparian resources. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-121. Ft. Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 57 p.

Kershner, J.L., B.B. Roper, N. Bouwes, R. Henderson, and E. Archer. 2004. An analysis of stream habitat conditions in reference and managed watersheds on some federal lands within the Columbia River Basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:1363-1375.

Olsen, D.S., B.B. Roper, J.L. Kershner, R. Henderson, and E. Archer. 2005. Sources of variability in conducting pebble counts: their potential influence on the results of stream monitoring programs. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 4:1225-1236.

Roper, B.B., J.L. Kershner, E. Archer, R. Henderson, and N. Bouwes. 2002. An evaluation of physical stream habitat attributes used to monitor streams. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 38:1637-1646.

Roper, B. B., J. M. Buffington, E. Archer, C. Moyer, and M. Ward. 2008. The role of observer variation in determining Rosgen stream types in Northeastern Oregon Mountain Streams. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 44:417-427.

Work Experience:

Fisheries Biologist; 1998 to Present - Project manager for pilot project for the effectiveness monitoring of streams and riparian area's within the upper Columbia River basin.

San Juan River recovery program; 1992-1998

Junesucker recovery program; 1998




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Title: Forest Service Fish and Aquatic Ecology Unit
Author: Dr. Brett Roper, National Fish and Aquatic Ecology Unit

Email: broper"at"fs.fed.us
Phone: 435-755-3566

860 North 1200 East Logan UT 84321
Publish_date:11/15/97
Expires: none