Watershed History Revealed Through Government Land Office Surveys: Detecting Change Over a Century of Land Use in the Columbia River Basin
This poster provides insights into ways the historical General Land Office (GLO) township survey data can be utilized to determine environmental changes from the late 1800’s to the present. The mainstems of the Upper Grande Ronde River, Catherine Creek, and the Minam River where Chinook Salmon currently and historically spawn and rear are the focus.
Smith, T., S. White, D. Kelsey, and D. McCullough. 2014. Watershed history revealed through Government Land Office surveys: detecting change over a century of land use in the Columbia River Basin. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting May 18-23, 2014, Portland, OR.