Intermittent, headwater streams recently have been recognized as important
components of forest ecosystems and have been provided increased protection by the
Northwest Forest Plan. However, few studies have examined their distribution,
dynamics, and ecological roles, such as habitat for wildlife. My goal was to provide
additional information on the ecology...
Research was conducted in the Oregon Coast Range to address
the concern that conversion of large diameter old-growth forests
to small diameter second-growth forests would lead to reduction
of large woody debris in adjacent stream channels. The objective
of the study was to quantify spatial trends in large woody debris...
The primary goal of this research project is to quantitatively measure the temporal scales of hyporheic exchange along a stream network. Our goal is to examine how hyporheic exchange varies with increasing stream size. Many previous studies focus on single stream reaches or on several reaches of similar sized streams,...