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Desert LCC Environmental Flows Database

Dates

Creation
2014-12-20 01:16:53
Last Update
2017-08-31 00:36:03
Start Date
2014-10-01
End Date
2016-01-30
Start Date
2014-10-01 06:00:00
End Date
2016-01-30 07:00:00

Citation

LCC Network Data Steward(Point of Contact), Abe Springer(Principal Investigator), Kelly Mott-Lacroix(Principal Investigator), University of Arizona - Water Resources Research Center(Cooperator/Partner), Northern Arizona University(Cooperator/Partner), Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), 2014-12-20(creation), 2017-08-31(lastUpdate), 2014-10-01(Start), 2016-01-30(End), Desert LCC Environmental Flows Database, https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/5494ce05e4b0a2b9adad8efc

Summary

Projected water deficits mean that land and water managers must be proactive in their management of rivers and shallow aquifers, if they want to maintain the ecosystems dependent upon them. To do this, managers and decision makers need easy access to the best techniques available for determining how much water ecosystems need. This project will result in a Desert LCC-wide database of environmental flow needs and responses (environmental water demands) to help water and land managers make management decisions. This project will identify critical data gaps in flow need and flow response data in the Desert LCC (especially related to baseflow dependent streams) and result in a user-friendly, one-stop-shop for managers and researchers on [...]

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FinalReport_BOR_R14PX01108_FY14.pdf
“Desert Flows Assessment”
8.97 MB
ScienceBrief_BOR_R14PX01108_FY14.pdf 423.19 KB
Publication_BOR_R14PX01108_FY14.pdf
“Environmental Flows in the Desert Rivers of the United States and Mexico”
3.48 MB
md_metadata.json 105.02 KB
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Purpose

The purpose of this project is to: 1. Develop a tool that will enable more resilient and effective management of riparian and aquatic ecosystems. 2. Understand the critical data gaps in flow need and flow response data in the Desert LCC (especially related to base flow dependent streams); 3. Develop a user-friendly, one-stop-shop for managers and researchers on existing data on flow needs and responses in the Desert LCC; and 4. Provide recommendations for next steps to create a guidebook that can be used by managers to evaluate and implement environmental flow methodologies.

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typeShort Project Description
valueProjected water deficits mean that land and water managers must be proactive in their management of rivers and shallow aquifers, if they want to maintain the ecosystems dependent upon them. To do this, managers and decision makers need easy access to the best techniques available for determining how much water ecosystems need. This project will result in a Desert LCC-wide database of environmental flow needs and responses (environmental water demands) to help water and land managers make management decisions. This project will identify critical data gaps in flow need and flow response data in the Desert LCC (especially related to baseflow dependent streams) and result in a user-friendly, one-stop-shop for managers and researchers on [...]
projectStatusCompleted

Budget Extension

annualBudgets
year2014
fundingSources
amount97546.0
recipientUniversity of Arizona
sourceU.S. Bureau of Reclamation
totalFunds97546.0
totalFunds97546.0

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  • Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative
  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal

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