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Review of the draft federal long-term monitoring plan for the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam / Committee to Review the Glen Canyon Environmental Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.

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Subject: Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) > Environmental aspects.
Dams > Environmental aspects > Arizona.
Water resources development > Environmental aspects.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) > Environmental conditions.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309573661
  • ISBN: 9780309573665
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings))
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Research Council, 1994.

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General Note: Committee chairman: William M. Lewis, Jr.
Support provided by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: ""Review of the Draft Federal Long-Term Monitoring Plan for the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""ROLE OF THE NRC REVIEW COMMITTEE""; ""2 Specific Comments""; ""INTRODUCTION OF THE PLAN""; ""EXPLANATION OF PURPOSE""; ""PHILOSOPHY FOR MONITORING""; ""SYNOPSIS OF MEASUREMENTS""; ""OBJECTIVES""; ""GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE""; ""INFORMATION MANAGEMENT""; ""DESCRIPTION OF THE LONG-TERM MONITORING PROGRAM""; ""Lake Powell""; ""Mainstem Water and Sediment""; ""Water Chemistry""; ""Tributaries""; ""Sediment Dynamics""; ""Aquatic Food Base""
""Fishes""""Vegetation""; ""Terrestrial Organisms""; ""Physical Sites of Special Importance and Tribal Concerns""; ""Recreation""; ""Power, Economics, and Financial Considerations""; ""3 General Comments""; ""STYLE AND PRESENTATION""; ""OBJECTIVES OF MONITORING""; ""DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN MONITORING AND RESEARCH""; ""EMPHASIS ON NON-INVASIVE METHODS""; ""ADMINISTRATION, CONTRACTING, AND COST""; ""4 Recommendations""; ""References""; ""Appendix A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS""; ""APPENDIX B LONG-TERM MONITORING IN GLEN AND GRAND CANYON: RESPONSE TO OPERATIONS OF GLEN CANYON DAM""
""Contents""""INTRODUCTION""; ""PURPOSE OF LONG-TERM MONITORING IN GRAND CANYON""; ""A MONITORING PHILOSOPHY FOR GRAND CANYON""; ""Critical Attributes""; ""Management Objectives""; ""National Park Service""; ""Bureau of Reclamation""; ""Fish and Wildlife Service""; ""Western Area Power Administration""; ""Bureau of Indian Affairs""; ""Hualapai Tribe""; ""Other Indian Tribes""; ""Arizona Game and Fish Department""; ""The Geographical Scope of Monitoring""; ""Information Management""; ""LONG-TERM MONITORING PROGRAM""; ""QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF WATER: LAKE POWELL AND THE CANYON""
""Lake Powell""""Colorado River Mainstem""; ""Canyon Tributaries""; ""SEDIMENT DYNAMICS""; ""FISHES AND AQUATIC FOOD BASE""; ""Aquatic Food Base""; ""Fishes""; ""RIPARIAN VEGETATION""; ""Mainstem Vegetation and Habitats""; ""Tributaries""; ""RIPARIAN WILDLIFE AND WILDLIFE HABITAT""; ""Riparian Habitat""; ""Invertebrates""; ""Terrestrial Vertebrates""; ""ENDANGERED AND SPECIAL STATUS SPECIES""; ""CULTURAL RESOURCES""; ""Physical Sites""; ""Tribal Cultural and Spiritual Values and Tribal Concerns.""; ""RECREATION""; ""POWER, ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL IMPACTS""; ""Hydropower Supply""
""Economics and Finances""""LITERATURE CITED""; ""ADDENDA""; ""ADDENDUM 1.""; ""The Role of External Factors and Benchmark (Unaffected) Sites""; ""Meteorology/Climate""; ""ADDENDUM 2.""; ""Characteristics of Long-term Monitoring""; ""Development of Long-term Monitoring Activities""; ""Protocols for Data Collection and Processing""; ""Data Base Management""; ""Management of the Monitoring Program""; ""GIS and Remote Sensing""
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