A geomorphic assessment to inform strategic stream restoration planning in the Middle Fork John Day Watershed, Oregon, USA

  title={A geomorphic assessment to inform strategic stream restoration planning in the Middle Fork John Day Watershed, Oregon, USA},
  author={Gary R. O'Brien and Joseph M. Wheaton and Kirstie A. Fryirs and Peter Mchugh and Nicolaas W. Bouwes and Gary J. Brierley and Chris E. Jordan},
  journal={Journal of Maps},
  pages={369 - 381}
ABSTRACT A geomorphic assessment of the Middle Fork John Day Watershed, Oregon, USA, was used to generate a hierarchical, map-based understanding of watershed impairments and potential opportunities for improvements. Specifically, we (1) assessed river diversity (character and behavior) and patterns of reach types (and their controls); (2) evaluated the geomorphic condition of the streams; (3) interpreted their geomorphic recovery potential; and (4) synthesized the above into a hypothetical… 
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