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INT-GTR-138: Methods for evaluating stream, riparian, and biotic conditions


Platts, William S.; Megahan, Walter F.; Minshall, G. Wayne. 1983. Methods for evaluating stream, riparian, and biotic conditions. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-138. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 70 p.

This report develops a standard way of measuring stream, riparian, and biotic conditions and evaluates the validity of the measurements recommended. Accuracy and precision of most measurements are defined. This report will be of value to those persons documenting, monitoring, or predicting stream conditions and their biotic resources, especially those related to impacts from land uses.

Keywords: methods, aquatic habitat, fish, streams, inventory, fish dynamics, riparian, stream channel, macroinvertebrates


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Title: INT-GTR-138: Methods for evaluating stream, riparian, and biotic conditions
Publish Date: December 11, 2007
Last Update:
December 11, 2007

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