Healthy Watersheds Partnership - Relevant Literature

See below for relevant literature, white papers, reports, etc. related to watershed assessment. Readers can view or download literature via the publisher’s page, which is provided in the “Publisher” column in the table below.

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2021 Peterson, Tim J.; Saft, M.; Peel, M. C.; John, A. Watersheds may not recover from drought Science
2019 Yarnell, Sarah M.; Stein, Eric D.; Webb, J. Angus; Grantham, Theodore; Lusardi, Rob A.; Zimmerman, Julie; Peek, Ryan A.; Lane, Belize A.; Howard, Jeanette; Sandoval‐Solis, Samuel A functional flows approach to selecting ecologically relevant flow metrics for environmental flow applications River Research and Applications
2017 Zimmerman, Julie K. H.; Carlisle, Daren M.; May, Jason T.; Klausmeyer, Kirk R.; Grantham, Theodore E.; Brown, Larry R.; Howard, Jeanette K. Patterns and magnitude of flow alteration in California, USA Freshwater Biology
2017 Ahn, So Ra; Kim, Seong Joon Assessment of integrated watershed health based on the natural environment, hydrology, water quality, and aquatic ecology Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
2015 Howard, Jeanette K.; Klausmeyer, Kirk R.; Fesenmyer, Kurt A.; Furnish, Joseph; Gardali, Thomas; Grantham, Ted; Katz, Jacob V. E.; Kupferberg, Sarah; McIntyre, Patrick; Moyle, Peter B.; Ode, Peter R.; Peek, Ryan; Quiñones, Rebecca M.; Rehn, Andrew C.; Santos, Nick; Schoenig, Steve; Serpa, Larry; Shedd, Jackson D.; Slusark, Joe; Viers, Joshua H.; Wright, Amber; Morrison, Scott A. Patterns of freshwater species richness, endemism, and vulnerability in California PLoS ONE
2012 Beechie, Tim; Pess, George; Morley, Sarah; Butler, Lucy; Downs, Peter; Maltby, Alistair; Skidmore, Peter; Clayton, Steve; Muhlfeld, Clint; Hanson, Karrie Watershed assessments and identification of restoration needs John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
2003 Beechie, Timothy J.; Pess, George; Beamer, Eric; Lucchetti, Gino; Bilby, Robert E. Role of watershed assessments in recovery planning for salmon University of Washington Press
2010 Beechie, Timothy; Sear, David A.; Olden, Julian D.; Pess, George R.; Buffington, John M.; Moir, Hamish; Roni, Phil; Pollock, Michael Process-based principles for restoring river ecosystems BioScience
2015 Flotemersch, J. E.; Leibowitz, S. G.; Hill, R. A.; Stoddard, J. L.; Thoms, M. C.; Tharme, R. E. A watershed integrity definition and assessment approach to support strategic management of watersheds River Research and Applications
1973 Holling, C S Resilience and stability of ecological systems Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics
2018 Howard, Jeanette K.; Fesenmyer, Kurt A.; Grantham, Theodore E.; Viers, Joshua H.; Ode, Peter R.; Moyle, Peter B.; Kupferburg, Sarah J.; Furnish, Joseph L.; Rehn, Andrew; Slusark, Joseph; Mazor, Raphael D.; Santos, Nicholas R.; Peek, Ryan A.; Wright, Amber N. A freshwater conservation blueprint for california: prioritizing watersheds for freshwater biodiversity Freshwater Science
1981 Karr, James R.; Dudley, Daniel R. Ecological perspective on water quality goals Environmental Management
1986 Karr, James R.; Fausch, Kurt D.; Angermeier, Paul L.; Yant, Philip R.; Schlosser, Isaac J. Assessing biological integrity in running waters: a method and its rationale Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication
2019 Moreno, Loretta; Henly, Russ; Cafferata, Pete Monitoring and assessment of California’s timberland ecosystems under Assembly Bill 1492 and the Timber Regulation and Forest Restoration Program: methodology for the selection and analysis of ecological performance measures California Natural Resources Agency
2016 O’Brien, Allyson; Townsend, Kallie; Hale, Robin; Sharley, David; Pettigrove, Vincent How is ecosystem health defined and measured? A critical review of freshwater and estuarine studies Ecological Indicators
2012 Roni, Philip; Beechie, Tim Introduction to restoration: key steps for designing effective programs and projects Wiley
2016 Stanley, Stephen; Grigsby, Susan; Booth, Derek; Hartley, David; Horner, Richard; Hruby, Tom; Thomas, Jennifer; Bissonnette, Pam; Fuerstenberg, Robert; Lee, Joan; Olson, Patricia; Wilhere, George Puget Sound characterization Volume 1: the water resource assessments (water flow and water quality) Washington State Department of Ecology
2013 Stanley, Stephen; Wilhere, George; Hume, Colin; Grigsby, Susan; McManus, Elizabeth; Clancy, Margaret Puget Sound characterization Volume 3: users guide Washington State Department of Ecology
2013 The Cadmus Group, Inc. California integrated assessment of watershed health: a report on the status and vulnerability of watershed health in California U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Healthy Watersheds Initiative
2004 Walker, Brian; Holling, C. S.; Carpenter, Stephen R.; Kinzig, Ann Resilience, adaptability and transformability in social–ecological systems Ecology and Society
1999 Karr, James R. Defining and measuring river health Freshwater Biology