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Kootenai River Substrate Enhancement Pilot Projects near Bonners Ferry, ID, Water Years 2012-2017


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Dudunake, T.J., and Fosness, R.L., 2018, Kootenai river substrate enhancement pilot projects near Bonners Ferry, ID, water years 2012-2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


In 2009, the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho released and implemented the Kootenai River Habitat Restoration Master Plan. This plan aimed to restore, enhance, and maintain the Kootenai River habitat and landscape to support and sustain habitat conditions for aquatic species and animal populations. In support of these restoration efforts, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, conducted high-resolution multibeam echosounder bathymetric surveys, velocity surveys, and collected images of substrate in the Lower Meander Reach. This data release contains bathymetry, velocity, and substrate data from surveys performed on the Kootenai River between 2012 and 2017 as part of the Substrate Enhancement Pilot Project [...]

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Ryan L Fosness
Originator :
Taylor J Dudunake, Ryan L Fosness
Metadata Contact :
Taylor J Dudunake
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Idaho Water Science Center

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The purpose of this data release is to summarize all monitoring data collected at the SEPP sites (Shorty's Island and Myrtle Bend). These data include ~10,000 linear feet of the Kootenai River Meander Reach. The first site (Shorty's Island) is located near River Mile 143.0 and the second site (Myrtle Bend) is located near River Mile 145.5.

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DOI doi:10.5066/F7ZC824R

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