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GS006

Dynamics of large wood in streams: Tagged log inventory, Mack Creek, Andrews Experimental Forest, 1985 to 2008

  • PI: Stanley V. Gregory
  • Originator: Stanley V. Gregory, George W. Lienkaemper
  • Other researchers: Linda R. Ashkenas, George W. Lienkaemper, Randall C. Wildman
  • Dates of data collection: Oct 20 1985 - Nov 10 2008
  • Data collection status: Study collection is completed and no new collection is planned
  • Data access: Online
  • Last update: Dec 17 2013 (Version 8)

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ABSTRACT:
Although many studies have identified the characteristics of wood stored in streams, few have attempted to measure the long-term dynamics of large wood. From 1982-1985, we developed a long-term study of input, storage, decomposition, and redistribution of large wood in Mack Creek. Each year from 1985 to the present, we have surveyed a 1.1 km section of this stream. This annual survey has allowed us to quantify the standing stocks and characteristics of large wood within the stream and floodplain of an old-growth forest and an older (ca. 1963) clear-cut. In addition, these data allow us to measure rates of input, fragmentation and movement.
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ENTITY TITLES:
1 Tagged log inventory at Mack Creek, HJA (Oct 20 1985 - Nov 10 2008) METADATA DATA


RELATED DATABASES:
 Aquatic Vertebrate Population Study in Mack Creek, Andrews Experimental Forest, 1987 to present (AS006)


RELATED PUBLICATIONS:
 Harmon, M. E., Franklin, J. F., Swanson, F. J., Sollins, P., Gregory, S. V., Lattin, J. D., Anderson, N. H., Cline, S. P., Aumen, N. G., Sedell, J. R., Lienkaemper, G. W., Cromack, K., Jr., Cummins, K. W. 1986, Ecology of coarse woody debris in temperate ecosystems (Pub. 42)
 Triska, F. J., Sedell, J. R., Gregory, S. V. 1982, Coniferous forest streams (Pub. 164)
 Lienkaemper, G. W., Swanson, F. J. 1987, Dynamics of large woody debris in streams in old-growth Douglas-fir forests (Pub. 703)
 Gregory, Stanley V., Swanson, Frederick J., McKee, W. Arthur, Cummins, Kenneth W. 1991, An ecosystem perspective of riparian zones: focus on links between land and water (Pub. 954)
 Van Sickle, John, Gregory, Stanley V. 1990, Modeling inputs of large woody debris to streams from falling trees (Pub. 1139)
 Webster, J. R., Blood, E. R., Gregory, S. V., Gurtz, M. E., Sparks, R. E., Thurman, E. M. 1985, Long-term research in stream ecology (Pub. 1338)
 Gregory, Stan 1997, Responses of fish and salamander communities to the flood of '96 [Abstract] (Pub. 2427)
 Swanson, Frederick J., Johnson, Sherri L., Gregory, Stanley V., Acker, Steven A. 1998, Flood disturbance in a forested mountain landscape (Pub. 2430)
 Faustini, J. M., Grant, G. E., Jones, J. A. 1997, Influence of hillslope processes and large woody debris on channel morphology and channel change in a forested third-order mountain stream [Abstract] (Pub. 2475)
 Meleason, Mark A., Gregory, Stanley V., Bolte, John 2002, Simulation of stream wood source distance for small streams in the western Cascades, Oregon (Pub. 2734)
 Acker, S. A., Gregory, S. V., Lienkaemper, G., McKee, W. A., Swanson, F. J., Miller, S. D. 2003, Composition, complexity, and tree mortality in riparian forests in the central western Cascades of Oregon (Pub. 2740)
 Meleason, M. A., Gregory, S. V., Bolte, J. 2000, Simulation of large wood dynamics in small streams of the Pacific Northwest [Abstract] (Pub. 2845)
 Faustini, J. M., Jones, J. A. 2000, Influence of large wood on the morphology and dynamics of a 3rd order mountain stream, western Cascades, Oregon [Abstract] (Pub. 2846)
 Gregory, Stan 2000, Modeling dynamics of wood in streams and rivers [Abstract] (Pub. 2848)
 Meleason, Mark Alan 2001, A simulation model of wood dynamics in Pacific Northwest streams (Pub. 2871)
 Faustini, John M., Jones, Julia A. 2003, Influence of large woody debris on channel morphology and dynamics in steep, boulder-rich mountain streams, western Cascades, Oregon (Pub. 3013)