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Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin

Sue A. Ferguson

Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Columbia River Watershed
    • Subjects:
    • Climatic changes -- Columbia River Watershed -- Observations.,
    • Columbia River Watershed -- Climate -- Observations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSue A. Ferguson.
      GenreObservations.
      SeriesInterior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project--scientific assessment, General technical report PNW ;, GTR-445, General technical report PNW ;, 445.
      ContributionsPacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.), United States. Bureau of Land Management.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC982.5.C64 F47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL96713M
      LC Control Number99209140
      OCLC/WorldCa41359659

      Introduction A 9th order river, the Columbia is the fifth largest river in North America in terms of its discharge and basal area. Located in the Pacific Northwest, with the river’s basin encompassing parts of the province of British Columbia, the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana, it drains an average of 7, m3/s within an .


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Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin. Portland, Or. This work describes climate means Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin book trends in each of three major ecological zones and 13 ecological reporting units in the interior Columbia River basin.

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Paleoclimatic evidence and historical. Climatology of the Interior Columbia River Basin Sue A. Ferguson Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project: Scientific Assessment Thomas M. Quigley, Editor United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Portland, Oregon General Technical Report PNW-GTR March Air quality climate in the Columbia River Basin (Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project--scientific assessment) [Sue A Ferguson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): This work describes Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin book means and trends in each of three major ecological zones and 13 ecological reporting units in the interior Columbia River basin.

Widely differing climates help define each major zone and reporting unit, the pattern of which is controlled by three competing air. th century, Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin book Columbia River Basin has experienced a general decline in spring snowpack due to more precipitation coming as rain instead of snow and earlier snowmelt runoff (Knowles et al.

and Regonda et al. ; as cited in Reclamationp. 45). To further understand climate change impacts in the Columbia River Basin. Chapter 4: Columbia River Basin. 1 Basin Setting. The Columbia River Basin is located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, extending over seven U.S.

states and parts of southern British Columbia, Canada (Figure 4–1). The Columbia River is the largest river in the. Climate also affects growing seasons in the Columbia River Basin. At higher elevations, the season can last as few as 30 days.

In the intermontane valleys and plateaus, however, such as the interior plateau that stretches mostly unbroken from central Washington to central Oregon, and in the comparatively damp Willamette Valley of Oregon.

This work describes climate means and trends in each of three major ecological zones and 13 ecological reporting units in the interior Columbia River basin. Widely differing climates help define each major zone and reporting unit, the pattern of which is controlled by three competing air masses: marine, continental, and arctic.

Climatology of the interior Columbia River basin. 1 online resource (31 p.) (OCoLC) Print version: Ferguson, Sue A. Climatology of the interior Columbia River Basin. 31 p. (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Synergistic effects of climate change and agricultural intensification on steelhead Oncorhynchus mykiss in the interior Columbia River basin David E. Wooster 1, *, Sandra J. DeBano 1, Laura E. McMullen 2, Willis McConnaha 2, Eric G. Doyle 3, Jonathan R. Walker 2Author: David E. Wooster, Sandra J.

DeBano, Laura E. McMullen, Willis McConnaha, Eric G. Doyle, Jonathan R. Climate. The Columbia River basin’s climate, strongly affected by orographic influences, is partly continental and partly marine.

The Rocky Mountains to the east block out most of the severe winter storms of the interior of the continent, and the Cascade Range to the west shields the basin from moist Pacific Ocean air. The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state of Oregon before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is 1, miles Mouth: Pacific Ocean, at Clatsop County, Oregon.

Synergistic effects of climate change and agricultural intensification on steelhead Oncorhynchus mykiss in the interior Columbia River basin Article in Climate Research 77(3).

@article{osti_, title = {Climate change and US water resources}, author = {Waggoner, P.E.}, abstractNote = {This book was produced by a panel of the Committee on Climate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and takes as its starting point the consensus that warming will follow the continuing increase in the concentration of CO{sub 2}.

In the semiarid climate of southwestern Washington State, enjoy world-class produce and wine, rock climbing and off-road recreation. You can go sightseeing during the. An analysis of the hydrological effects of vegetation changes in the Columbia River basin over the last century was performed using two land cover scenarios.

The first was a reconstruction of historical land cover vegetation, c.as estimated by the federal Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project (ICBEMP). The second was Cited by: Potential vegetation and climate attribute composition of selected ecological subregions of the Interior Columbia River Basin and vicinity, USA (Hessburg et al.

1 Climate Change in the Canadian Columbia Basin – Starting the Dialogue (Columbia Basin Trust, ). 1 Beaver River 2 Spillimacheen River 3 Incomappleux River 4 Illecillewaet River 5 Kicking Horse River 6 Vermilion River 7 White River 8 Elk River 9 Bull River 10 Flathead River* 11 St.

Mary River 12 Moyie River* 13 Yahk River* 14 Goat River. Tropical mountain. The tropical rainforest climate is characterized by hot and high humidity climate along with heavy rainfall mostly present in the jungles of the Catatumbo, the Amazon river basin the central region of the Magdalena River, the Pacific coast, the paru and others.

Recent and projected climate warming trends have prompted interest in impacts on coldwater fishes. We examined the role of climate (temperature and flow regime) relative to geomorphology and land use in determining the observed distributions of three trout species in the interior Columbia River Basin, by: Current conditions at Tri-Cities Airport (KPSC) Lat: ° N Lon: ° W Elev: ft.

Edward L. Miles, Amy K Snover, Alan F Hamlet, Bridget Callahan and David Fluharty, PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGIONAL ASSESSMENT: THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER BASIN, JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 36, 2, (), ().

35 leaves: 28 cm "Climate patterns that disrupt ecosystem processes are common and often critical components in the natural cycle of events. Although the Columbia River Basin is not known for extreme climate events (like hurricanes, tornados, intense lightening, or severe drought) many climatic features that are ordinary to the Basin (like summer cold fronts fanning.

In recent years, the most severe flooding in the Columbia River basin occurred in andwhile some of the other notable flood years have been, and In the Columbia River basin in eastern Washington, winter floods are rare. Columbia Basin Trust Region The Trust serves the region consisting of all the watersheds that flow into the Columbia River in Canada.

The region encompasses nea square kilometres in southeastern British Columbia and has a. The Great Columbia River Plain is a place unlike any other in the United States, with its steep river valleys, broad floodplains, rolling grassland and barren, rocky slopes known as scabland.

Within this region are the streams, rivers and lakes that make up most of the interior Columbia Basin. These waterways support diverse fish populations/5(3). the Columbia River above The Dalles, which iskm2.

The western sub-basin (dominated by the Willamette River) covers only 7% of the total basin area of the Columbia River but contributes 25% of the total flow at the mouth, and this runoff mostly originates from winter precipitation (November to March). The interior sub-basin produces.

distributions of three trout species in the interior Columbia River Basin, USA. We considered two native species, cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii) and bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus), as well as nonnative brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis).Cited by:   The Fraser River basin (FRB) of British Columbia (BC), where complex topography dominates the landscape, is a prime example of a susceptible basin.

It spans one-fourth of BC, covering roughly km 2, and thus forms a large basin with significant environmental, economic, and cultural by: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition. Dan Isaak’s Research and Publications, such as Reiman, Isaak, et al.,Anticipated climate warming effects on bull trout habitats and populations across the Interior Columbia River Basin Bull Trout and Climate Change: Presentations at the Western Division Meeting of the American Fisheries Society.

Climatology of the interior Columbia River basin by: Ferguson, Sue A. Published: () Developing measures of socioeconomic resiliency in the interior Columbia Basin by: Horne, Amy L.

Published: (). The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. to the region (for example, Columbia River basin); especially for spring/summer Chinook and sockeye in the interior Columbia and Snake River basins.

37 Some Northwest streams 32 and lakes have already warmed over the. For thousands of years, the flora and fauna of the Columbia River Basin have been central to the economy and traditions of Tribal nations in the Pacific Northwest.

Projections of warmer temperatures and decreased snowfall over the next 50 years suggest an altered ecology in this region, and Tribal communities could lose culturally and. The possible changes in regional snowpack, river flows, temperatures, and reservoir elevations due to climate change could have a profound impact on the success of habitat restoration efforts under the program and the status of Columbia River Basin fish and wildlife populations.

Columbia Basin Trust’s Communities Adapting to Climate Changing Initia-tive (CACCI) that seeks to increase the adaptive capacity of communities in the Basin. Summary of results The climate projections used in this work are for the Columbia Basin for the middle of the 21st Century (), relative to a baseline period of Columbia River Basin Tribes Climate Change Capacity Assessment October, 8 | P a g e 1.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Columbia River Basin is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The Columbia River Basin issquare miles in size encompassing large portions of the states of.

The outline of the Columbia River basin and irrigated crop extent in the U.S. part of the Columbia River basin are shown. This is based on the Agricultural Land Use Layer from the Washington State Depart of Agriculture, and the Cropland Data Layer from U.S.

Department of by: 4. Columbia River basin using the macroscale variable infiltration capacity (VIC) hydrology model of Liang et pdf.

(). The effects of historical land-cover change within the basin between and were investigated for nine large sub-basins of the Columbia, totalling km2. They found that the trend toward less mature.Columbia River - Columbia River - Economy: Many controversies have marked the download pdf development of the Columbia River.

Notable among these have been the division of responsibility between public and private agencies, the effect on the fish life (particularly salmon) and loss of traditional Indian fishing sites, proposals for a Columbia Valley Authority, the .June 19 – 25, University of Ebook, McCall Field Campus *TTCC is organized through a collaboration of Ebook and Non-tribal partners.

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), Institute for Tribal Government (ITG) United South and Eastern Tribes (USET), and the Department of the Interior's (USDI) Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) and .