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Physical aquatic habitat assessment data, Ozark plateaus, Missouri and Arkansas

Data Series 94

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Abstract

This report presents data from two related studies on physical habitat in small streams in the Ozark Plateaus Physiographic Province of Missouri and Arkansas. Seventy stream reaches and their contributing drainage basins were assessed using a physical habitat protocol designed to optimize understanding of how stream reach characteristics relate to drainage-basin characteristics. Drainage-basin characteristics were evaluated using geographic information system (GIS) techniques and datasets designed to evaluate the geologic, physiographic, and land-use characteristics of encompassing drainage basins. Reach characteristics were evaluated using a field-based geomorphology and habitat protocol. The data are intended to complement ecological studies on Ozark Plateaus streams.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Physical aquatic habitat assessment data, Ozark plateaus, Missouri and Arkansas
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
94
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2004
Language:
ENGLISH
Contributing office(s):
Columbia Environmental Research Center
Description:
Unpaginated; data files