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Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Portland, Oregon

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Instrument installation at this site took place during the summer and fall of 2006. These instruments are used to monitor and detect changes in local conditions, including...

Contacts: Jonathan Godt, Rex Baum, Portland State University, The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Millicoma Meander, Elliott State Forest, Oregon

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Instruments were installed in late summer 2012 and are used to monitor and detect changes in local conditions, including

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Contacts: Rex Baum, Jeffrey Coe, The Oregon Department of Forestry
Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Knife Ridge, Elliott State Forest, Oregon

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The instruments were installed in the summer and fall of 2009 and are used to monitor and detect changes in local conditions, including

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Contacts: Jonathan Godt, Rex Baum, The Oregon Department of Forestry, The Elliott State Forest, The Colorado School of Mines
Date published: May 10, 2018
Status: Active

Land Treatment Planning Tool

The Land Treatment Planning Tool provides a practical resource for managers who are planning restoration and rehabilitation actions on public lands. The tool generates a variety of spatial products while being user friendly for all levels of GIS expertise, even to those with little or no experience.

Date published: May 1, 2018
Status: Active

Bird Banding Laboratory

The Bird Banding Laboratory (BBL) is an integrated scientific program established in 1920 supporting the collection, archiving, management and dissemination of information from banded and marked birds in North America.  This information is used to monitor the status and trends of resident and migratory bird populations. Because birds are good indicators of the health of the environment, the...

Date published: March 20, 2018
Status: Active

Tsunamis

The 2004 Indian Ocean, 2010 Chilean, and 2011 Tohoku disasters have shown how tsunamis are significant threats to coastal communities. To help U.S. coastal communities prepare for future tsunamis, we’ve completed projects related to population exposure and sensitivity, pedestrian evacuation modeling, and vertical-evacuation decision support.

A recent article of ours in the ...

Date published: March 20, 2018
Status: Active

Volcanoes

 

As the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption showed, volcanoes pose significant threats to U.S. communities. Potential hazards posed by U.S. volcanoes include tephra falls, pyroclastic flows and surges, VOG, ballistic projectiles, lahar and lava flows. In collaboration with researchers from the USGS Volcano Hazards Program, we have worked on better understanding and communicating community...

Date published: February 26, 2018
Status: Active

WFRC Strategic Plan for Science 2015-2020

This strategic plan establishes a template for our science portfolio for the next five years.

Date published: February 23, 2018
Status: Active

Western Fisheries Research Center Lead Scientists and Areas of Expertise

Scientist - Areas of Expertise

Date published: February 1, 2018
Status: Active

Probability of Streamflow Permanence (PROSPER)

PRObability of Streamflow PERmanence (PROSPER)

Rivers and streams are constantly changing. Streamflows can change throughout the year and between years due to snowmelt, precipitation, diversions, and return flows. . For many streams, these fluctuations determine whether a stream has year-round flow or not.. PROSPER is a project initiated to better understand what causes these...

Date published: January 18, 2018
Status: Active

National Assessment of Coastal Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise

This research seeks to objectively determine the relative risks due to future sea-level rise for the U.S. Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico coasts. Research is part of National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards project. 

Date published: January 18, 2018
Status: Active

Long-Term Coastal Change

Goals of this project include developing and improving coastal-change assessments and supporting long-term planning and decision making to ensure sustainable coastal economies, infrastructure, and ecosystems. Research is part of the National Assessment of Coastal Change Hazards...