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Importance of Wood in Headwater Streams of the Oregon Coast Range

The erosion of a steep stream channel to bedrock offers a unique opportunity to measure the rate of wood and sediment accumulation. With an adequate supply of wood, small steams can store large volumes of sediment, limiting the disturbance to downstream areas.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-03-04 17:45:50
Description The erosion of a steep stream channel to bedrock offers a unique opportunity to measure the rate of wood and sediment accumulation. With an adequate supply of wood, small steams can store large volumes of sediment, limiting the disturbance to downstream areas.
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Source United States Geological Survey
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2009-03-04 17:41:22
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Date Last Modified 2010-04-28 19:09:16
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-03-04 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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