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Ecological parameters in the Elwha River estuary before and during dam removal (ver. 2.0, August 2020)

August 12, 2020

The Elwha and Glines Canyon dams were removed from the Elwha River in Washington State from 2011 to 2014. We collected data for a variety of metrics in the estuary and on the river delta before (2006-2011) and during (2012-2014) dam removal to assess how increased sediment transport and deposition affected habitats, vegetation, invertebrates, and fish.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2020
Title Ecological parameters in the Elwha River estuary before and during dam removal (ver. 2.0, August 2020)
DOI 10.5066/F75B00N4
Authors Melissa M. Foley, Patrick B Shafroth, Matthew M. Beirne, Rebecca Paradis, Andrew C Ritchie, Jeffrey J Duda
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center