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Relations of Tualatin River water temperatures to natural and human-caused factors

John C Risley

Relations of Tualatin River water temperatures to natural and human-caused factors

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Portland, Or, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water temperature -- Oregon -- Tualatin River,
  • Thermal pollution of rivers, lakes, etc. -- Oregon -- Tualatin River

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John C. Risley ; prepared in cooperation with the Unified Sewerage Agency of Washington County, Oregon
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 97-4071
    ContributionsWashington County (Or.). Unified Sewerage Agency, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13620203M
    OCLC/WorldCa37709288

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Relations of Tualatin River water temperatures to natural and human-caused factors by John C Risley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aquatic research has long shown that the survival of cold-water fish, such as salmon and trout, decreases markedly as water temperatures increase above a critical threshold, particularly during sensitive life stages of the fish. In an effort to improve the overall health of aquatic ecosystems, the State of Oregon in adopted a maximum water-temperature standard of degrees Celsius (68 Get this from a library.

Relations of Tualatin River water temperatures to natural and human-caused factors. [John C Risley; Washington County (Or.). Unified Sewerage Agency.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]   Relations of Tualatin River Water Temperatures to Natural and Human-Caused Factors ByJohn C.

Risley Abstract Aquatic research has long shown that the survival of cold-water fish, such as salmon and trout, decreases markedly as water temperatures increase above a critical threshold, particularly during sensitive life stages of the fish.

In an Relations of Tualatin River water temperatures to natural and human-caused factors / by John C. Risley ; prepared in cooperation with the Unified Sewerage Agency of Washington County, :// Links to Projects, Publications and Information for Cataloging Unit - Tualatin Relations of Tualatin River Water Temperatures to Natural and Human-Caused Factors in the Drainage Basin - Water Quality Assessment - Puget Sound-willamette Trough Regional Aquifer System Analysis.

Hillsboro (kiejtése: [ˈhɪlzbəroʊ]) az Amerikai Egyesült Államok északnyugati részén, Oregon állam Washington megyéjében helyezkedik el, egyben a megye székhelye is. A évi népszámláláskor 91 lakosa volt. A város terül8 km², melyből 0,03 km²(Oregon). Water temperature plays an important role in almost all USGS water science.

Water temperature exerts a major influence on biological activity and growth, has an effect on water chemistry, can influence water quantity measurements, and governs the kinds of organisms that live in water :// Relations of Tualatin River Water Temperatures to Natural and Human-Caused Factors in the Drainage Basin - Measurement of Scour at Selected State Bridges in Oregon to Define Maximum Pier Scour and Infilling of Scour Holes - Hydrologic Studies of Heat and Mass Transport.

The information can be used in water-quality modeling required to manage the Willamette River. Ongoing studies of the Tualatin River help evaluate new, more-stringent water-temperature standards and provide data to determine relations between elevated river water temperatures and human-caused factors, such as removal of riparian vegetation   analysis and mathematical modeling of a tracer test on the Santa Clara River, Ventura County, California," Water-Resources Investigations, Report19 pages.

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Risley, J.C. Relations of Tualatin River Water Temperatures to Natural and Human caused Factors. U.S. Geological Survey Water‐Resourves Investigation Report 97‐ Risley, J.C.

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