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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2020-6  Complex riparian habitats predict reptile and amphibian diversity. H.L. Bateman, and D.M. Merritt.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2020-3  Beavers alter stream macroinvertebrate communities in north-eastern Utah. S. Washko, B. Roper, and T.B. Atwood.
Article available in interactive PDF.

2020-1  Designing flows to enhance ecosystem functioning in heavily altered rivers. K.R. Bestgen, N.L. Poff, D.W. Baker, B.P. Bledsoe, D.M. Merritt, M. Lorie, G.T. Auble, J.S. Sanderson, and B.C. Kondratieff.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-11  Beaver dam influences on streamflow hydraulic properties and thermal regimes. M. Majerova, B.T. Neilson and B.B. Roper.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-9  Did changes in western federal land management policies improve salmonid habitat in streams on public lands within the Interior Columbia River Basin?  B.B. Roper, W.C. Saunders, J.V. Ojala.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-8  Methods for assessing expected flood potential and variability: Southern Rocky Mountains regionS.E. Yochum, J.A. Scott, and D.H. Levinson.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-6  Wood Jam Dynamics Database and Assessment Model (WooDDAM): A framework to measure and understand wood jam characteristics and dynamics. D.N. Scott, E. Wohl, and S.E. Yochum.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-6  Prepare river ecosystems for an uncertain future. J.D. Tonkin, N.L. Poff, N.R. Bond, A. Horne, D.M. Merritt, L.V. Reynolds, J.D. Olden, A. Ruhi, and D.A. Lytle.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-4  Increasing drought favors nonnative fishes in a dryland river: evidence from a multispecies demographic model. J.S. Rogosch, J.D. Tonkin, D.A. Lytle, D.M. Merritt, L.V. Reynolds, and J.D. Olden.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2019-1  Irrigation canals are newly created streams of semi-arid agricultural regions. E.A. Carlson, D.J. Cooper, D.M. Merritt, B.C. Kondratieff, and R.M. Waskom.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-11  Development of an eco-geomorphic modeling framework to evaluate riparian ecosystem response to flow-regime changes. R.M. Diehl, A.C. Wilcox, D.M. Merritt, D.W. Perkins, and J.A. Scott. Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-10  Managing Infrastructure in the Stream Environment. J.S. Sholtes, C. Ubing, J.J. Randle, J. Fripp, D.A. Cenderelli, and D.C. Baird.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-9  Crowd-Sourced Databases as Essential Elements for Forest Service Partnerships and Aquatic Resource Conservation. D.J. Isaak, M.K. Young, C.M. McConnell, B.B. Roper, E.K. Archer, B. Staab, C. Hirsch, D.E. Nagel, M.K. Schwartz, G.L. Chandler.
Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-9  Conservation of Aquatic Biodiversity in the Context of Multiple-Use Management on National Forest System Lands. B.B. Roper, J.M. Capurso, Y. Paroz, M.K. Young.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-8  Longitudinal variability of geomorphic response to floods. J.S. Sholtes, S.E. Yochum, J.A. Scott, B.P. Bledsoe.
Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-4  The Relationship Between Measures of Annual Livestock Disturbance in Western Riparian Areas and Stream Conditions Important to Trout, Salmon, and Char. L.M. Goss and B.B. Roper.  Article download available in PDF Format.

2018-1  Landscape-scale processes influence riparian plant composition along a regulated river. E.C. Palmquist, B.E. Ralston, D.M. Merritt, and P B. Shafroth.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-1  Flow regime alteration degrades ecological networks in riparian ecosystems. J.D. Tonkin, D.M. Merritt, J.D. Olden, L.V. Reynolds, and D.A. Lytle.

2018-1  The abundance and distribution of guilds of riparian woody plants change in response to land use and flow regulation. F.C. Aguiar, P. Segurado, M.J. Martins, M.D. Bejarno, C. Nilsson, M.M. Portela, and D.M. Merritt.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2018-0  A Special Workshop on the Taxonomy and Evolutionary Biology of Cutthroat Trout. P. Trotter, P. Bisson, B. Roper, L. Schultz, C. Ferraris, G.R. Smith, R.F. Stearley.

2017-11  The NorWeST Summer Stream Temperature Model and Scenarios for the Western U.S.:  A Crowd-Sourced Database and New Geospatial Tools Foster a User Community and Predict Broad Climate Warming of Rivers and Streams.  D.J. Isaak, S.J. Wenger, E.E. Peterson, J.M. Ver Hoef, D.E. Nagel, C.H. Luce, S.W. Hostetler, J.B. Dunham, B.B. Roper, S.P. Wollrab, G.L. Chandler, D.L. Horan, and S. Parkes-Payne.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2017-9  Managing Infrastructure in the Stream Environment.  J.S. Sholtes, C. Ubing, T.J. Randle, J. Fripp, D.A. Cenderelli, and
D.C. Baird.

2017-8  Applying Functional Traits to Ecogeomorphic Processes in Riparian Ecosystems. R.M. Diehl, D.M. Merritt, A.C. Wilcox, and M.L. Scott.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2017-8  Effects of closed roads, traffic, and road decommissioning on infiltration and sediment production: A comparative study using rainfall simulations. G. Sosa-Pérez, L.H. MacDonald (funded in part by the NSAEC).

2017-7  Reductions in road sediment production and road-stream connectivity from two decommissioning treatments. G. Sosa-Pérez, L.H. MacDonald (funded in part by the NSAEC).

2017-6 Linking river flow regimes to riparian plant guilds: a community-wide modeling approach.  D.A. Lytle, D.M. Merritt, J.D. Tonkin, J.D. Olden, and L.V. Reynolds.

2017-6  Stream power framework for predicting geomorphic change: The 2013 Colorado Front Range flood. S.E. Yochum, J.S. Sholtes, J.A. Scott, B.P. Bledsoe.

2017-1  Functional traits and ecological affinities of riparian plants along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. E.C. Palmquist, B.E. Ralston, D. Sarr, D.M. Merritt, P.B. Shafroth, and J.A. Scott.

2016-10  The Origin of shallow lakes in the Khorezm Province, Uzbekistan, and the history of pesticide use around these lakes.  M.R Rosen, A. Crootof, L. Reidy, L. Saito, B. Nishonov, and J.A. Scott.

2016-8  Measurements of coarse particulate organic matter transport in steep mountain streams and estimates of decadal CPOM exports. K. Bunte, K.W. Swingle, J.M. Turowski, S.R. Abt, and D.A. Cenderelli.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2016-7  Hydrogeomorphic and Biotic Drivers of Instream Wood Differ Across Sub-basins of the Columbia River Basin, USA.
N. Hough-Snee, A. Kasprak, R.K. Rossi, N. Bouwes, B.B. Roper, and J.M. Wheaton.

2016-7  Wildfire effects on road surface erosion, deposition, and road–stream connectivity. G. Sosa-Pérez, L.H. MacDonald (funded in part by the NSAEC).

2015-11  Riparian Vegetation Communities of the American Pacific Northwest are Tied to Multi-Scale Environmental Filters.
N. Hough-Snee, B.B. Roper, J.M. Wheaton, and R.L. Lokteff.

2015-10  Multi-scale environmental filters and niche partitioning govern the distributions of riparian vegetation guilds.
N. Hough-Snee, B.G. Laub, D.M. Merritt, A.L. Long, L.L. Nackley, B.B. Roper, and J.M. Wheaton.

2015-2  Alternative standardization approaches to improving streamflow reconstructions with ring-width indices of riparian trees. D.M. Meko, J.M. Friedman, R. Touchan, J.R. Edmondson, E.R. Griffin, and J.A. Scott.

2015-2  Approaches for studying fish production: Do river and lake researchers have different perspectives?
W.A. Wurtsbaugh, N. A. Heredia, B.G. Laub, C.S. Meredith, H.E. Mohn, S.E. Null, D.A. Pluth, B.B. Roper, W.C. Saunders, D.K. Stevens, R.H. Walker, and K. Wheeler.

2015-2  Hydroecological condition and potential for aquaculture in lakes of the arid region of Khorezm, Uzbekistan.
A. Crootof, N. Mullabaev, L. Saito, L. Atwell, M. R. Rosen, M. Bekchonova, E. Ginatullina, J. Scott, S. Chandra, B. Nishonov, J.P.A. Lamers, D. Fayzieva.

2015-1  Empirical evaluation of the conceptual model underpinning a regional aquatic long-term monitoring program using causal modelling. K.M Irvine, S.W. Miller, R.K. Al-Chokhachy, E.K. Archer, B.B. Roper, J.L. Kershner.

2014-11  Effective discharge in Rocky Mountain headwater streams. K. Bunte, S.R. Abt, K.W. Swingle, D.A. Cenderelli.
Article available in interactive PDF.

2014-10  Downstream effects of stream flow diversion on channel characteristics and riparian vegetation in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. S.T. Caskey, T.S. Blaschak, E. Wohl, E. Schnackenberg, D.M. Merritt, K.A. Dwire.

2014-9  Annual Variation of Spawning Cutthroat Trout in a Small Western USA Stream. S. Bennett, R. Al-Chokhachy, B.B. Roper, P. Budy.

2014-9  Are dams regulating diversity of riparian forests? Functional trade-offs and synergies in Mediterranean Europe.
F.C. Aguiar, M.J. Martins, M.D. Bejarano, C. Nilsson, M.M. Portela, P. Segurado, D.M. Merritt.

2014-9  FLOWBASE: a trait-base for Mediterranean riparian Flora. F.C. Aguiar, A. Fabião, M.D. Bejarano, C. Nilsson, D.M. Merritt, M.J. Martins.

2014-8  Riparian vegetation communities of the American Pacific Northwest are tied to multi-scale environmental filters. N. Hough-Snee, B.B. Roper, J.M. Wheaton, R.L. Lokteff.

2014-7  Modeling the functional influence of vegetation type on streambank cohesion. L.E. Polvi, E.E. Wohl, D.M. Merritt.

2014-6  Direct and indirect drivers of instream wood in the interior Pacific Northwest, USA: decoupling climate, vegetation, disturbance, and geomorphic setting. N. Hough-Snee, A. Kasprak, B.B. Roper, and C.S. Meredith.

2014-6  Spatial characterization of roughness elements in high-gradient channels of the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado, USA. S.E. Yochum, B.P. Bledsoe, E. Wohl, and G.C.L. David.

2014-5  Reductions in instream wood in streams near roads in the interior Columbia River Basin. C.M. Meredith, B. Roper, E. Archer.

2014-3  Riparian responses to reduced flood flows: comparing and contrasting narrowleaf and broadleaf cottonwoods. T. Wilding, J. Sanderson, D.M. Merritt, S.B. Rood, N.L. Poff.

2014-2  Flood Effects on Road–Stream Crossing Infrastructure: Economic and Ecological Benefits of Stream Simulation Designs. N. Gillespie; A. Unthank, L. Campbell, P. Anderson, R. Gubernick, M. Weinhold, D. Cenderelli, B Austin, D. McKinley, S. Wells, J. Rowan, C. Davis, M. Hudy, A. Bowden, A. Singler, E. Fretz, J. Levine, R. Kirn.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2014-1  Dendroclimatic Potential of Plains Cottonwood (Populus deltoides Subsp. Monilifera) from the Northern Great Plains, USA. J. Edmondson, J. Friedman, D. Meko, R. Touchan, J. Scott, Alan Edmondson

2014-1 Indirect effects of biocontrol of an invasive riparian plant (Tamarix) alters habitat and reduces herpetofauna abundance. H.L. Bateman, D.M. Merritt, E.P. Glenn, P.L. Nagler

2013-12  Reciprocal Relations between Riparian Vegetation, Fluvial Landforms, and Channel Processes. D.M. Merritt.

2013-11  An assessment of permanent and nonpermanent plots in riparian vegetation monitoring. C.M. Laine, K.M. Kettenring, B.B. Roper

2013-10  Critical Shields values in coarse-bedded steep streams. K. Bunte, S.R. Abt, K.W. Swingle, D.A. Cenderelli, J.M. Schneider.  Article available in interactive PDF.

2013-9  Riparian vegetation communities change rapidly following passive restoration at a northern Utah stream. N. Hough-Snee, B.B. Roper, J.M. Wheaton, P. Budy, P., R.L. Lokteff

2013-8  Climate Change: Overview of Data Sources, Observed and Predicted Temperature Changes, and Impacts on Public and Environmental Health. D.H. Levinson, C.J. Fettig

2013-7  The importance of roads, nutrients, and climate for invasive plant establishment in riparian areas in the northwestern United States (2013). Article: Kettenring, Karin M. and Menuz, Diane R., Watershed Sciences Faculty Publications. Paper 585.

2013-6  Do Beaver Dams Impede the Movement of Trout? R.L. Lokteff, B.B. Roper, J.M. Wheaton

2013-6  Exotic Plant Colonization and Occupancy Within Riparian Areas of the Interior Columbia River and Upper Missouri River Basins. R. Al-Chokhachy, A.M. Ray, B.B. Roper, E. Archer

2013-5  Understanding the Relationship Between Livestock Disturbance, The Protocols Used to Measure that Disturbance and Stream Conditions (2013). Thesis: Goss, Lindsey M., All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 258.

2013-0  Riparian vegetation communities change rapidly following passive restoration in a northern Utah stream. Article: Hough-Snee, N., B. B. Roper, J. M. Wheaton, P. Budy, R. L. Lokteff. 2013. Ecological Engineering 58: 371-377.

2013-2  Characterizing spatial variability in velocity and turbulence intensity using 3-D acoustic Doppler velocimeter data in a plane-bed reach of East St. Louis Creek, Colorado, USA. G.C.L. David, C.J. Legleiter, E. Wohl, S.E. Yochum

2013-1  Riparian Restoration in the Context of Tamarix Control. Chapter 23 in Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West. P.B. Shafroth, D.M. Merritt, M.K. Briggs, V.B. Beauchamp, K.D. Lair, M.L. Scott and A.

2013-1  Tamarix, hydrology, and fluvial geomorphology. in Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West. D.A. Auerbach, D.M. Merritt, and P.B. Shafroth

2012-12  Edaphic and stand structural trends in chronosequences of native and non-native dominated riparian forests along the Colorado River. D.M. Merritt, P.B. Shafroth

2012-11  Development of an enhanced tropical cyclone tracks database for the southwest Pacific from 1840 to 2010. H.J. Diamond, A.M. Lorrey, K.R. Knapp, D.H. Levinson

2012-9  Riparian forest restoration: conflicting goals, trade-offs, and measures of success. H.L. Bateman, D.M. Merritt, J.B. Johnson

2012-9  Streams past and future: Fluvial responses to rapid environmental change in the context of historical variation. in Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management. D.A. Auerbach, N.L. Poff, R.R. McShane, D.M. Merritt, M.I. Pyne, T. Wilding

2012-8  Linking stream flow and groundwater to avian habitat in a desert riparian system. D.M. Merritt, H.L. Bateman

2012-5  Western Mountain Wetlands, in Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. D.J. Cooper, R.J. Chimner, D.M. Merritt.

2012-5  A study of the spawning ecology and early life history survival of Bonneville cutthroat trout. P. Budy, S. Wood, B.B. Roper

2012-0  The PACFISH/INFISH Biological Opinion (PIBO) Effectiveness Monitoring Program and Invasive Plant Species Detection: A Retrospective Summary 2003-2011. Eric Archer; Hough-Snee, Nate; Lokteff, Ryan; Andrew Van Wagenen; B. Roper, Brett (2013), figshare. Paper.

2012-3  Velocity prediction in high-gradient channels. S.E. Yochum, B.P. Bledsoe, G.C.L. David, E. Wohl.

2011-9  The influence of irrigation water on the hydrology and lake water budgets of two small arid-climate lakes in Khorezm, UzbekistanJ.A. Scott, M.R. Rosen, L. Saito, and D.L. Decker.

2011-4  Quantifying the Extent of and Factors Associated with the Temporal Variability of Physical Stream Habitat in Headwater Streams in the Interior Columbia River Basin. Al-Chokhachy, Robert, B. B. Roper, Eric K. Archer, and Scott Miller. April 2011. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 140. 15p.

2011-3  Different Approaches to Habitat Surveys Can Impact Fisheries Management and Conservation Decisions. Al-Chokhachy, Robert & Roper, Brett. (2010). Fisheries. 35. 476-488. 10.1577/1548-8446-35.10.476.

2011-2  An Assessment of Vegetation Metrics and Plot Types to Measure Seasonal Variation and Grazing Effects on Riparian Plant Communities (2011). Thesis: Laine, Caroline M., All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 1091.

2011-1  Stream simulation design: Providing unimpeded aquatic organism passage at road-stream crossings. Article: D.A. Cenderelli, K. Clarkin, R.A. Gubernick, and M. Weinhold.  Also available in PDF format.

2011-1 Using species distribution models to assess invasion theory and provide management recommendations for riparian areas in the eastern Columbia and western Missouri River basins. Thesis: Menuz, Diane. 2011. Masters Thesis. Utah State University.

2010-12  Fish Community Response to the Addition of Wood in Smith Creek, Virginia. 48p. Thesis: Kyger, Chastine Daniel. James Madison University. December 2010.

2010-12  Sensitivity and Exposure of Brook Trout (Salvelinus Fontinalis) Habitat to Climate Change. 75p. Thesis: Trumbo, Bradley Allen. James Madison University. December 2010.

2010-0  Assessing linkages among landscape characteristics, stream habitat, and macro-invertebrate communities in the Idaho batholith ecoregion. Article: Hill, Andrew. 2010. Masters Thesis. Utah State University.

2010-6  An Evaluation of Management Objectives Used to Assess Stream Habitat Conditions on Federal Lands within the Interior Columbia Basin. 9p. Article: Kershner, Jeffrey L., and B.B. Roper. June 2010.

2010-5  A Comparison of the Performance and Compatibility of Protocols Used by Seven Monitoring Groups to Measure Stream Habitat in the Pacific Northwest. 22p. Article: B.B. Roper, John Buffington, Stephen Bennett, Steven H. Lanigan, Eric Archer, etal. May 2010.

2010-3  Large in-stream wood studies: a call for common metrics.  Article: E.E. Wohl, D.A. Cenderelli, K.A. Dwire, S.E. Ryan-Burkett, M.K. Young, and K.S. Fausch.  Also available as an interactive PDF.

2010-0  Sensitivity and Vulnerability of Brook Trout Populations to Climate Change. Article: Trumbo, Brad, Mark Hudy, Eric P. Smith, Dong-Yun Kim, Bruce A. Wiggins, Keith H. Nislow, and Charles A. Dolloff. Journal of Publication TBA.

2010-0  Dispersal and Within-Stream Spatial Population Structure of Brook Trout Revealed by Pedigree Reconstruction Analysis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 1276-1287.  Article: Hudy, Mark, Jason A. Coombs, Keith H. Nislow, Benjamin H. Letcher. 2010.  TAFS - Available at AFS for a fee online (free to members).

2010-0  A Review of Bull Trout habitat Associations and Exploratory Analyses of Patterns Across the Interior Columbia River Basin. North American Journal of Fisheries Management: 30:464-480. Article: Al-Chokhachy, R., B.B. Roper, T. Bowerman, and P. Budy. 2010.

2010-0  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. Article: Al-Chokhachy, R., B.B. Roper, and E. Archer. 2010.

2009-11  Seasonal Movement of Dolly Varden and Cutthroat Trout with Respect to Stream Discharge in a Second-Order Stream in Southeast Alaska. Article: M.D. Bryant, M.D. Lukey, J.P. McDonell, R.A. Gubernick, and R.S. Aho.  American Fisheries Society article page.

2009-0  Movement and Recolonization of Potomac Sculpin in a Virginia Stream. American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:196-–204. Article: Hudy, Mark, Jeremy Shiflet. 2009.

2008-11  Evaluating Livestock Grazing Use with Streambank Alteration Protocols: Challenges and Solutions. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:647-655. Article: Heitke, J.D., R.C. Henderson, B.B. Roper, and E.K. Archer. 2008.

2008-9  Environmental Factors Determining the Pre-Restoration Benthic Macroinvertebrate Assemblage In A Stream Used By Cattle. 49p. Thesis: Willey, K. Tara. James Madison University. September 2008.

2008-5  Habitat Selection and Spatiotemporal Patterns of Movement in a Fluvial Population of White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni). 45p. Thesis: Shiflet, Jeremy Michael. James Madison University. May 2008.

2008-5  Home Range, Hibernacula Fidelity, and Best Management Practices for Wood Turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) in Virginia. 98 p.

2008-5  Artificial Shading and Stream Temperature Modeling for Watershed Restoration and Brook Trout (Salvenius fontinalis) Management. 34 p. Thesis: Fink, David Brad. James Madison University. May 2008. Thesis: Sweeten, Sara E. James Madison University. May 2008.

2008-4  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. Article: B.B. Roper, J. M. Buffington, E. Archer, C. Moyer, and M. Ward. 2008.

2008-0  Distribution, Status, and Land Use Characteristics of Subwatersheds within the Native Range of Brook Trout in the Eastern United States. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 28:1069–1085. Article: Hudy, Mark, Teresa M. Thieling, Nathaniel Gillespie, Eric P. Smith. 2008.

2008-0  Model-Based Clustering in a Brook Trout Classification Study within the Eastern United States. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:841-851. Article: Zhang, Huizi, Teresa Thieling, Samantha C. Bates Prins, Eric P. Smith, Mark Hudy. 2008.

2007-10  Large Scale Assessments: Lessons Learned for Native Trout Management. Proceedings of Wild Trout 9, West Yellowstone, MT October 2007. Article: Hudy, Mark, Brett B. Roper, Nathaniel Gillespie. 2007.

2007-8  A Comparison of Protocols and Observer Precision for Measuring Physical Stream Attributes. Journal of American Water Resources Association 43:923-937. Article: Whitacre, H.W., B.B. Roper, and J.L. Kershner. 2007.

2007-6  Use of a Wetland Index to Evaluate Changes in Riparian Vegetation After Livestock Exclusion. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 43(3):731-743. Article: Coles-Ritchie, Marc C., David W. Roberts, Jeffrey L. Kershner, Richard C. Henderson. 2007.

2007-1  Choosing the Best Site for a Bridge. J.S. Gronier and R. Gubernick.  Also available online from Sage Journals.

2007-0  The Role of Natural Vegetative Disturbance in Determining Stream Reach Characteristics in Central Idaho and Western Montana. Northwest Science, Vol. 81, No. 3, 2007. Article: Roper, Brett B, Beau Jarvis, Jeffrey L. Kershner. 2007.

2007-0  Fish & Aquatic Ecology Unit Annual Report - 2007, 28 pages;

2006-5  Assessment and Predictive Model for Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) population status in the eastern United States. Thesis: Thieling, Teresa M. James Madison University. May 2006. 65 p.

2005-10  Sources Of Variability In Conducting Pebble Counts: Their Potential Influence On The Results Of Stream Monitoring Programs. Journal of The American Water Resources Association: 41(5):1225-1236. Article: Olsen, D.S., B.B. Roper, J.L. Kershner, R. Henderson, and E. Archer. 2005.

2005-9  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. Article: Henderson, Richard C., Eric K. Archer, Boyd A. Bouwes, Marc S. Coles-Ritchie, Jeffrey L. Kershner. 2005.

2005-5  Evaluation of a Predictive Model for Upstream Fish Passage Through Culverts. Thesis: Coffman, Joseph Seth. James Madison University. May 2005.

2005-1  Movements of fluvial Bonneville cutthroat trout in the Thomas Fork of the Bear River, Idaho-Wyoming. North American Journal of Fisheries Management: 25: 954-963. Colyer, W.T., J.L. Kershner, and R.H. Hilderbrand. 2005.

2005-0  Evaluation of Riparian Vegetation Data and Associated Sampling Techniques. 184 p. Dissertation: Coles-Ritchie, Marc C. Utah State University. 2005.

2004-12  Repeatability of Riparian Vegetation Sampling Methods: How Useful Are These Techniques for Broad-Scale, Long-Term Monitoring? General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-138. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. 24p. Article: Coles-Ritchie, M.C., R.C. Henderson, E.K. Archer, C. Kennedy, J.L. Kershner. 2004.

2004-5  A Risk Assessment for Crayfish Conservation on National Forest Lands in the Eastern United States. Thesis: Whalen, James Keith. James Madison University. May 2004.

2004-3  Testing common stream sampling methods: How useful are these techniques for broad-scale, long-term monitoring? General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-122. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. 15p. Article: Archer, E.K., B.B. Roper, R.C. Henderson, J.L. Kershner, and S.C. Mellison. 2004.

2004-3  Guide to Effective Monitoring of Aquatic and Riparian Resources. General Technical Report, RMRS-GTR-121, USDA, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. Article: Kershner, J.L., M. Coles-Ritchie, E. Cowley, R.C. Henderson, K. Kratz, C. Quimby, D.M. Turner, L.C. Ulmer, and M.R. Vinson. 2004.

2004-1  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. Article: Kershner, J.L., B.B. Roper, N. Bouwes, R. Henderson, and E. Archer. 2004.

2004-0  Are There Differences in Growth and Conditions Between Mobile and Resident Cutthroat Trout? Transactions of the American Fisheries Society: Notes 133:1042-1046. Article: Hilderbrand, R.H., J.L. Kershner. 2004.

2004-0  Fish & Aquatic Ecology Unit Annual Report. Kershner, J., B. B. Roper, R.C. Henderson, E.K. Archer.

2004-0  Testing Forestry Best Management Practices for Protecting Water Quality in Honduras. 140 p. Dissertation: Rivera, Samuel. Utah State University. 2004.

2004-0  Comparison of Protocols and Observer Precision for Measuring Physical Habitat Attributes of Streams in Oregon and Idaho. 69p. Thesis: Whitacre, Heath W. Utah State University. 2004.

2004-0  A Large-scale Risk Assessment of the Biotic Integrity of Native Brook Trout Watersheds. Wild Trout VIII Symposium. M. Hudy, T. M. Thieling, and J. K. Whalen. 2004.

2004-0  Sensitivity of a Riparian Large Woody Debris Recruitment Model to the Number of Contributing Banks and Tree Fall Pattern. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 19(2): 117-122. Bragg, D.C., J.L. Kershner. 2004.

2004-0  Influence of habitat type on food supply, selectivity, and diet overlap of Bonneville cutthroat trout and non-native brook trout in Beaver Creek, Idaho. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:33-40. Article: Hilderbrand, R. H., and J. L. Kershner. 2004.

2003-7  The value of using permanent sites when evaluating stream attributes at the reach scale. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18: 585-592.  Roper, B.B., J.L. Kershner, and R.C. Henderson. 2003.  Interactive PDF.

2003-0  Fire and Aquatic Ecosystems: Current Knowledge and Key Questions. Forest Ecology and Management 178:213-229. Article: Bisson, P.A., B.R. Rieman, C. Luce, P.F. Hessburg, J.L. Kershner, G.H. Reeves, and R.H. Gresswell. 2003.

2003-0 Restoring streams with large wood: a synthesis. Reich, M., J.L. Kershner, and R.C. Wildman. 2003. Pages 355-366 in S.V. Gregory, K.L. Boyer, and A.M. Gurnell, editors. The ecology and management of wood in world Rivers. American Fisheries, Society Symposium 37, Bethesda, Maryland.

2003-0  Where are aquatic ecosystems likely to be changed by the Hayman fire and how will the changes be manifested on the landscape/watershed? In R. Graham, ed., A case study analysis of the Hayman Fire. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR 114, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. Kershner, J.L., L. MacDonald, Z. Libohova, L.M. Decker, and D. Winters. 2003.

2003-0  Historical Aquatic Systems. In R. Graham, ed., A case study analysis of the Hayman Fire. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR 114, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. Decker, L.M., J.L. Kershner, and D. Winters. 2003.

2002-12  An Evaluation of Physical Stream Habitat Attributes Used to Monitor Streams. Roper, Brett B. , Jeffrey L. Kershner, Eric Archer, Richard Henderson, and Nicolaas Bouwes. 2002.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) Vol. 38, No. 6:1637-1646.

2000-1 Water and the Forest Service. FS-660, USDA Forest Service, Washington Office. J. Sedell, S. Maitland, D. D. Apple, M. Copenhagen, M. Furniss, M. Ash, E. Bell, T. Brown, D. Cross, E. Dickerhoof, M. E. Dix, S. Glasser, D. Hohler, J. Keys, R. LaFayette, K. McLaughlin, J. Nordin, D. Ryan, L. Schmidt, R. Swanson, P. Tittman. 2002.

1999-6  Fluvial Classification: Neanderthal Necessity or Needless Normalcy. Goodwin, Craig N. Originally published in American Water Resources Association, Proceedings of Specialty Conference on Wildland Hydrology, D.S. Olson and J.P. Potyondy (editors), Bozeman, Montana, June 30-July 2, 1999, pp. 229-236.  Used with permission of the American Water Resources Association.


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