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Civil engineers at the University of Washington and the US Army Corps of Engineers' Seattle office have taken a first look at how dams in the Columbia River basin, the nation's largest hydropower system, could be managed for a different climate.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Geographic Society today unveiled its latest Geotourism MapGuide, which highlights the sustainable places and attractions in the Central Cascades region of the Pacific Northwest.
Case study: Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System detected 98 percent of tagged fish.
The killing of 25 California sea lions over the past two years has had no affect on the growing population of salmon at the base of Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River.
SAN DIEGO, Oct.
Temperature differences and slow-moving water at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers in Idaho might delay the migration of threatened juvenile salmon and allow them to grow larger before reaching the Pacific Ocean.
GEOLOGY includes studies of the Fraser River delta, British Columbia; the impact of global climate change on microfossil communities; alluvial fans in Taiwan; earthquake ruptures
RICHLAND, Wash., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the prepared remarks of John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division: This is a historic settlement.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, will tour the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State on TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009 at 9:00 A.M. PT (12:00 P.M. ET).
Acoustic tags and numerical river models are two technologies developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that are helping improve salmon passage at the Columbia Basin's hydroelectric dams.
The Columbia Plateau ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington, with little areas over the Washington state border in Idaho. This ecoregion stretches across a wide swath of the Columbia River Basin from the Dalles, Oregon to Lewiston, Idaho to Okanogan, Washington near the Canadian border. It incorporates nearly 500 miles of the Columbia River, as well as the lower reaches of major tributaries....
Symbol: GRCO Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48 N Synonyms: GRNAC Grindelia nana Nutt. ssp. columbiana Piper GRNAD Grindelia nana Nutt. var. discoidea (Nutt.) A. Gray Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:ID, OR, WA Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular...
The Short-horned Lizard is a small lizard that occurs in North America. Like other horned lizards, it is often wrongly called the "Horned Toad", but it is not a toad at all. It is a reptile, not an amphibian. It is also one of five species of lizards found in Canada. Taxonomy The taxonomy of the Short-horned Lizard is in the midst of a major revision based on recent research. As of 2004, accepted nomenclature recognizes two species: Phrynosoma douglasii (Bell 1829), the Pygmy...
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