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 BEEDLOW, P. A. and  T. Tingey. A Summary of NHEERL Ecological Research on Global Climate Change. U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., pp 114. EPA/600/R-05/007, 2007.
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BROWN, C. A. and W. G. NELSON. Approaches to Identify Exceedances of Water Quality Thresholds Associated with Ocean Conditions. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/128, 2010.  Download report

 BROWN, C. A., W. G. NELSON, B. L. BOESE, T. H. DEWITT, P. M. ELDRIDGE, J. E. KALDY, H. LEE II, J. H. POWER, AND D. R. YOUNG. An Approach to Developing Nutrient Criteria for Pacific Northwest Estuaries: A Case Study of Yaquina Estuary, Oregon. U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., pp. 183. EPA/600/R-07/046, 2007.
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 CLINTON, P. J., D. R. YOUNG, D. T. SPECHT, and H. LEE II. A Guide to Mapping Intertidal Eelgrass and Nonvegetated Habitats in Estuaries of the Pacific Northwest USA. U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., pp 60. EPA/600/R-07/062, 2008.
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 DEGORSKI, M. Spatial Variability in Podzolic Soils of Central and Northern Europe. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. EPA/600/R-07/059, 2007.
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ERWAY, M., J. Schrlau, S. Usenko, L. Ackerman, K. Hageman, A. Schwindt, L. Geiser, H. Taylor, W. Hafner, D. Campbell, N. Rose, S. Simonich, D. Jaffe, C. Schreck, M. Kent, T. Blett, and D. H. LANDERS. Western Airborne Contaminants Assessment Project Database. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/C-10/001, 2010.
WACAP Report Data:
Database User's Guide  pdf ( 50 pp, 335 KB)
QA Project Plan  pdf  (242 pp, 3.55 MB)
Report Vol I  pdf  (350 pp, 28.3 MB)
Report Vol II  pdf  (118 pages, 6.7 MB)
Prism 30 Year Data (375 KB)
Prism Individual Year Data (2.8 MB)

 FENNESSY, M.S., A.D. JACOBS, AND M.E. KENTULA. 2004. Review of Rapid Methods for Assessing Wetland Condition. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. EPA/620/R-04/009.
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 HAYSLIP, G., L. EDMOND, V. PARTRIDGE, W. NELSON, H. LEE, F. COLE, J. LAMBERSON, AND L. CATON. Ecological Condition of the Estuaries of Oregon and Washington. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Assessment, Region 10, Seattle, Washington, EPA/910/R-06/001, 2006.
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(83 pp, 5.8MB)

 JOHNSON, J. BRADLEY. Hydrogeomorphic Wetland Profiling: An Approach to Landscape and Cumulative Impacts Analysis. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. EPA/620/R-05/001, 2005
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(106 pp, 2.06MB) 

 KELLY, V. AND S. JETT. Ecologically-Relevant Quantification of Streamflow Regimes in Western Streams. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-06/056.
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(39 pp, 1.6MB)
Appendix III Files (5 cmd files)

KENTULA, M.E., T.K. MAGEE, and A.M. NAHLIK. Potential Frameworks for Reporting on Ecological Condition and Ecosystem Services for the 2011 National Wetland Condition Assessment. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/R-11/104, 2011. WED-11-177
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LAMBERSON, J. O., M. R. FRAZIER, W. G. NELSON, and P. J. CLINTON. Utilization Patterns of Intertidal Habitats by Birds in Yaquina Estuary, Oregon . U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-11/118, 2011. WED-12-001. 
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 LANDERS, D. Research Prospectus, Willamette Ecosystem Services Project. U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/R-07/057, 2007.
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(5 pp, 659K)

Lee II, H. and Brown, C.A. (eds.) 2009. Classification of Regional Patterns of Environmental Drivers and Benthic Habitats in Pacific Northwest Estuaries. U.S. EPA. Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Western Ecology Division. EPA/600/R-09-140
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LEE, H., D. REUSSER, M. R. FRAZIER, and G. RUIZ. Density Matters: Review of Approaches to Setting Organism-Based Ballast Water Discharge Standards. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/031, 2010.
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 LEE, E. HENRY, CONNIE A. BURDICK, AND DAVID M. OLSZYK. GIS-Based Risk Assessment of Pesticide Drift Case Study: Fresno County, California. U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., pp 162. EPA/600/R-05/029, 2005.
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Mack, J. J. and M. E. KENTULA. Metric Similarity in Vegetation-Based Wetland Assessment Methods. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/140, 2010.
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 MCALLISTER, L., S. BRYCE, S. CHAPMAN, AND P. LATTIN. Annotated Bibliography of Historical Conditions in Streams and Rivers of the Western United States. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-06/163, 2007.
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(219 pp, 772K)

Nelson, Walter G. (ed.), 2009. Seagrasses and Protective Criteria: A Review and Assessment of Research Status. Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research laboratory, EPA/600/R-09/050, 2009.
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NELSON, W.G., J.L. HYLAND, H. LEE II, C.L. COOKSEY, J.O. LAMBERSON, F.A. COLE, AND P.J. CLINTON.  Ecological Condition of Coastal Ocean Waters along the U.S. Western Continental Shelf: 2003.  U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Western Ecology Division, Newport OR, 97365; and NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 79, NOAA National Ocean Service, Charleston, SC, pp 137.  EPA/620/R-08/001, 2008.
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 NELSON, W. G., R. BROCK, H. LEE, II, J. O. LAMBERSON, AND F. A. COLE. Condition of Estuaries and Bays of Hawaii for 2002: A Statistical Summary. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-07/001, 2007.
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 NELSON, W. G., H. LEE, AND J. O. LAMBERSON. Condition of Estuaries of California for 1999: A Statistical Summary. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-05/004, 2005.
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 NELSON, W. G., H. LEE, II, J. O. LAMBERSON, V. D. ENGLE, L. C. HARWELL, AND L. M. SMITH. Condition of Estuaries of the Western United States for 1999: A Statistical Summary. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-04/200, 2005.
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(154 pp,1.7MB)

Nelson, W.G., H. Lee II, J.O. Lamberson, F.A. Cole, C.L. Weilhoefer, and P.J. Clinton. The Condition of Tidal Wetlands of Washington, Oregon and California - 2002. Office of Research and Development, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. EPA/620/R-07/002, 2007. (102 pp, 9031K)
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 OLSZYK, D. M., M. BLAKELEY-SMITH, T. G. PFLEEGER, E. LEE, G. KING, M. PLOCHER, AND J. KERN. Research Report: Use of Vegetative Vigor Test to Detect Effects of Low Levels of Herbicides on Selected Non-Crop Plants. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-06/117, 2006.
Contact Dr. Dave Olszyk for a copy of this report. 
(olszyk.david@epamail.epa.gov)

PAULSEN, S. G. Methods for Aquatic Resource Assessment (Mara) Fy 2008 2012. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-07/004, 2008. WED-08-038
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 PECK, D. V., A. T. HERLIHY, B. H. HILL, R. M. HUGHES, P. R. KAUFMANN, D. KLEMM, J. M. LAZORCHAK, F. H. MCCORMICK, S. A. PETERSON, P. L. RINGOLD, T. MAGEE, AND M. CAPPAERT. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program-Surface Waters Western Pilot Study: Field Operations Manual for Wadeable Streams. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-06/003, 2006.
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(24 pp, 383K)
Download Appendix C 2nd part. 
(48 pp,355K)
Download Appendix D low resolution.
(25 pp, 6.6MB)  High resolution available – contact Dave Peck (peck.david@epamail.epa.gov)

 STODDARD, J. L. An Ecological Assessment of Western Streams and Rivers. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-05/005.
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 STODDARD, J. L. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP): Western Streams and Rivers Statistical Summary. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-05/006, 2006.
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 STODDARD, J. L. Mid-Atlantic Highlands Streams Assessment. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/903/R-00/015 (p), 2000.
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 STODDARD, J. L. Mid-Atlantic Integrated Assessment (MAIA) State of the Flowing Waters Report. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-06/001, 2006.
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 STODDARD, J. L., J. S. KAHL, F. A. DEVINEY, D. DEWALLE, C. T. DRISCOLL, A. T. HERLIHY, J. H. KELLOGG, P. S. MURDOCH, J. R. WEBB, AND K. E. WEBSTER. Response of Surface Water Chemistry to the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/620/R-03/001 (NTIS PB2003-102732), 2003.
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WIGINGTON, JR., P.J., J.L. EBERSOLE, J.P. BAKER, M.R. CHURCH, J.E. COMPTON, S.G. LEIBOWITZ, D. WHITE, AND M.A. CAIRNS. Landscape and Watershed Influences on Wild Salmon and Fish Assemblages in Oregon Coastal Streams. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. EPA/600/R-03/081, 2003
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 WOODS, A., J. M. OMERNIK, C. L. PEDERSON, AND B. MORAN. Level III and IV Ecoregions of Illinois. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-06/104, 2006.
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