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effects of clearcutting on a stream invertebrate community

Margaret Core

effects of clearcutting on a stream invertebrate community

by Margaret Core

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clearcutting.,
  • Stream ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMargaret Core.
    SeriesProblem series - Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College, Problem series (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13588027M

    A simple tree community consists of 4 maples, 3 oaks, and 1 alder. The species richness of this community is A B. C. D. 3. E. not possible to calculate from the data given. Freshwater invertebrates guide This web resource is designed to assist community groups monitoring freshwater invertebrates in New Zealand. Freshwater invertebrates (insects, crustaceans, snails, worms and other small critters) are often used as indicators of .

      The effects of acid (HNO3) on drift and survival of benthic invertebrate communities were assessed in stream microcosms over a 7-day exposure period. Communities were obtained from the Cache la Poudre River, Colorado, using artificial substrates colonized in the stream for 30 days and then transferred to stream microcosms. Streams receiving the highest acid concentration (pH ) Cited by: Urban Stormwater and Sedimentation 1/09 Introductory Level Notebook 2 organisms serve an important role in the food web of a stream (Figure 1) and reductions in their populations can be detrimental to the entire biotic community. Figure 1. A simplified schematic of a .

    The effect of floods on aquatic invertebrate communities. Almost all rivers experience increases in discharge, although whether this results in a flood depends on the size of the increase, channel morphology and hydrology. High flows have many effects on aquatic invertebrates both directly and indirectly through changes to habitat. Effects of upland clearcutting and riparian partial harvesting on leaf pack breakdown and aquatic invertebrates in boreal forest streams. DAVID KREUTZWEISER; ELISA MUTO; STEPHEN HOLMES; JOHN GUNN; Pages: ; First Published: 12 July


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Effects of clearcutting on a stream invertebrate community by Margaret Core Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of riparian harvesting on in-stream biota were monitored in five streams in exotic conifer plantations that differed in how logs were extracted, patterns in deposition of woody debris, and the degree to which riparian buffers were by: ments on the invertebrate and organic detritus transport from headwater streams.

These effects were measured by comparing drift densities and community composi-tion before and after timber harvest. Large natural spatial and temporal variability prevented detection of possible treatment effects from timber harvesting in this study.

We examined the transport of invertebrates and coarse organic detritus from headwater streams draining timber harvest units in a selective timber harvesting study, alternatives to clearcutting (ATC) in southeastern Alaska.

Transport in 17 small streams (mean measured discharge range: to L/s) was sampled with um-mesh drift nets in spring, summer, and fall near. Clearcutting may alter stream biota by changing light, temperature, nutrients, sediment particle size, or food in the stream.

We sampled macroinvertebrates during late summer of in first and second order headwater streams draining both two- and three-year-old clearcuts and nearby uncut reference areas in northern New England, by: long-term effects on invertebrate communities, and quantifi- cation of the recovery of impacted communities due to re- colonization from undisturbed stream sections.

The assemblage of stream invertebrates reflects the effects of both short-term and cumulative stressors such as storm water discharges, increased water temperatures, excess nutrients, sedimentation and other physical alteration of stream habitat, all driven by changes in climate and theFile Size: KB.

Invertebrate surveys can show the effects of serious recent or long-term contamination. Spillages of some toxins can kill all freshwater life including the most tolerant freshwater invertebrates, and this may be detected by a lack of any invertebrates, or by the presence of many decomposing invertebrates.

invertebrate taxa that responded to individual water quality and physical habitat parameters from 26 north Mississippi stream reaches, and ultimately identify potential candidate taxa for inclusion into a regional invertebrate community index.

The second objective was to examine biological communities of 44 stream. the biological community. They also observe the total number of organisms in an area, or the density of the community. If diversity and density change over time, it may indicate the effects of human activity on the stream.

Biological stream monitoring is based on the fact that different species react to File Size: 2MB. Clearcutting at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest sharply a) increased export of nitrate (NO3-) in stream water.

b) decreased export of nitrate (NO3-) in stream water. c) increased rates of denitrification in soils. d) decreased deposition of ammonia (NH3) from the atmosphere. e) increased deposition of ammonia (NH3) from the atmosphere. Presents a method based on the heat input (estimated from solar-radiation data), the water surface to be exposed, and the amount of water and travel time through the cutting area during the period of lowest flow.

Accuracy and limitations of the method are discussed. [Cf. F.A. 29 No. KEYWORDS: Catchment areas study methods, equipment instruments \ Catchment areas water supply \ Clear Cited by: Effects of alternatives to clearcutting on invertebrate and organic detritus transport from headwaters in southeastern Alaska Author: Jake Musslewhite ; Mark S Wipfli ; Pacific Northwest Research Station.

Effects of stocked trout on stream invertebrate communities Alexander V. Alexiades a and Clifford E. Kraftb aDepartment of Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA, USA; bDepartment of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA ARTICLE HISTORY Received 7 April File Size: KB.

This study shows that debris flow disturbances that alter in-channel physical conditions or displace organisms exert greater impacts on stream macroinvertebrate community structure.

Effects of alternatives to clearcutting on invertebrate and organic detritus transport from headwaters in southeastern Alaska. Portland, OR: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, []. Clearcutting has generated considerable controversy due to the indiscriminate nature of the cutting; during a clearcut, nearly all trees are removed without consideration of type, age or the effect this will have on the ecosystem.

However, many maintain that clearcutting also produces benefits. This study shows that debris flow disturbances that alter in-channel physical conditions or displace organisms exert greater impacts on stream macroinvertebrate community structure than clearcutting disturbances that change energy inputs in steep headwater by: Fifteen streams were assigned to one of five treatments: clearcutting without a stream buffer, clearcutting with 11 m buffers, clearcutting with 23 m buffers, partial harvesting with no designated buffer, and unharvested controls.

Harvest blocks on both sides of the stream were 6 ha and partial harvesting within buffers was by: Publications in refereed journals (note PDFs available by request).

See the Book chapters and non-refereed publications page for book chapters, proceedings articles, etc. Chará-Serna, A.M. & J.S. Richardson. Chlorpyrifos interacts with other agricultural stressors to alter stream invertebrate community in laboratory microcosms. Leaf litter breakdown and associated invertebrates were compared among three logged and three reference stream reaches years before and years after logging to assess the environmental impacts of partial-harvest logging as a novel riparian management strategy for boreal forest streams.

Partial-harvest logging at three sites resulted in 10, 21 and 28% average basal area removal from Cited by:. The effects of on invertebrate communities and fish in West Coast streams ii 5. Three species of native fish (longfin eels (Anguilla dieffenbachii), koaro (Galaxias brevipenis) and upland bullies (Gobiomorphus breviceps) were chosen for this experiment, conduced in March The findings indicate that late-rotation exotic pine plantations can support very similar stream invertebrate communities to native forests, and highlight the benefit of retaining forested buffers along stream riparian areas to avoid harvesting impacts on stream habitat and invertebrate by: Allan JD.

The effects of reduction in trout density on the invertebrate community of a mountain stream. Ecology. ; 63 (5)– [Google Scholar] Al-Shami SA, Che Salmah MR, Abu Hassan A, Madziatul Rosmahanie M. Biodiversity of stream insects in the Malaysian Peninsula: Spatial patterns and environmental constraint.

Ecological by: 8.