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Columbia Habitat Monitoring Program Report – 2013 Third Year Lessons Learned Project Synthesis Report

Abstract

The Columbia Habitat Monitoring Program (CHaMP) is designed to collect information on tributary habitat attributes that can be used to predict the freshwater productivity of anadromous salmonids reliably. The Integrated Status and Effectiveness Monitoring Program began development of the CHaMP pilot in 2010 and it was implemented in 2011. The CHaMP sampling design calls for nine-years of data collection, in watersheds that represent a range of environmental conditions in the Columbia River Basin to produce traditional and novel habitat metrics that can be “rolled-up”, that is, used to describe fish-habitat relationships relevant to three key management questions posed by Bonneville Power Administration.

Authors

Philip Bailey, Sara Bangen, Chris Beasley, Boyd Bouwes, Nicolas Bouwes, Richard Carmichael, Stephen Fortney, Jeremiah Heitke, Andrew Hill, Chris Horn, Martha Jensen, David Larsen, Casey Justice, Chris Jordan, Gary O’Brian, Meagan Polino, Matt Nahorniak, Pamela Nelle, Steve Rentmeester, Carl Saunders, Kevin See, Keith Steele, Edwin Sedell, Sarah Walker, Eric Wall, Carol Volk, Seth White, and Joe Wheaton

Citation

CHaMP. 2015. The Columbia Habitat Monitoring Program: 2013 Third Year Lessons Learned Project Synthesis Report 2011-006-00. Prepared by CHaMP for the Bonneville Power Administration. Published by Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR. 67p.

Date

Feb 13th, 2015

Report No.

ReportPost_CHaMP_etal2015

Media Type

Inter-Agency Report

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