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Watershed boundaries for the Puget Sound Stormwater Action Monitoring small stream status and trends project

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Sheibley, Richard, Olsen, Theresa, and Qi, S.L., 2017, Geospatial database of sampled sites and watershed and riparian characteristics of Puget Sound lowland ecoregion streams sampled for the 2015 Stormwater Action Monitoring status and trends study: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7JQ0Z80.

Summary

Stormwater Action Monitoring (SAM) is a collaborative monitoring program between western Washington municipal stormwater permittees, state and federal agencies. SAM’s role is to use the results of regional monitoring and focused studies to inform policy decisions and identify effective strategies to improve stormwater management in the Puget Sound region. The SAM program includes status and trends monitoring of water quality, stream biota (macroinvertebrates, algae), and stream habitat to measure whether conditions are getting better or worse and identify patterns in healthy and impaired Puget Lowland streams. To meet this objective, a framework of fundamental geospatial data was required to develop physical and anthropogenic characteristics [...]

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Rich Sheibley, Theresa Olsen, Sharon Qi
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Theresa Olsen
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U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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SAM_PLES_Basins.zip 469.68 KB
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To develop physical and anthropogenic characteristics of the study region and corresponding watersheds.

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