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A Survey Design for Integrated Monitoring of Salmonids (PDF)

Coastal Salmon Spawning Survey Procedures Manual (PDF)

Evaluation of Spawning Ground Surveys for Indexing the Abundance of Adult Winter Steelhead in Oregon Coastal Basins (PDF)

Inventory and Monitoring of Salmon Habitat in the Pacific Northwest (Link to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife web site)

Oregon Watershed Assessment Manual (Link to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board web site)

Sampling Protocols for Downstream Migrant Fish Traps 
Includes: Estimating Abundance of Downstream Migrant Salmonids, Trapping Adult Salmonids, Estimating Adult Abundance, References.

Use of Stratified Random Sampling to Estimate the Abundance of Oregon Coastal Coho Salmon (PDF)

Water Quality Monitoring Technical Guide Book (Link to Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board web site)

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GIS/Map Standards

ODFW Location Data Standard (PDF)
Defines Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Location Data Standard

Fish Passage Barrier Data Standard (PDF)
Defines state of Oregon GIS data standard, inlcuding the schema and business rules for updating fish passage barrier data

Fish Habitat Distribution Data Standard (PDF)
Defines state of Oregon GIS data standard, inlcuding the schema and business rules for updating fish habitat distribution data

Fish Distribution Identification and Modification Criteria (PDF)
Defines Current Distribution Identification Criteria, Previous/Historic Distribution Identification Criteria, and Distribution Modification Criteria.

Fish Distribution Data Quality Criteria for Non-Documented Distribution (PDF)
Includes definitions for present based on undocumented professional observation, present based on strong professional opinion, and present based on modest professional opinion.

Fish Distribution Data Documentation Quality Criteria (PDF)
Outlines documentation (verification) criteria and provides definitions for the three levels of data sources: Observation and Site-Specific, Site-Specific, and Non Site-Specific.

Fish Habitat Use Types (PDF)
Provides "Use Type" definitions for spawning and rearing, rearing and migration, and migration.

Framework Implementation Team (FIT) (Link to the Oregon Geospatial Data Clearinghouse web site)
FIT coordinates efforts on 7 framework layers: elevation, hydrography, geodetic control, tax lots, transportation, administrative boundaries, and digital aerial photography.

Map Projections for the State of Oregon from the Oregon Geospatial Data Clearinghouse,

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