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360-902-2534
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Intensively Monitored Watersheds

Large Woody Debris - 2005 Field Season

Large Woody Debris (LWD) is defined as woody material with a small end diameter greater than or equal to 10 cm (4 in.) and a length of at least 1.5 m (5 ft.). The tally includes all woody material that are at least partially in the baseflow channel, the active channel (i.e., bankfull channel) or spanning the active channel. This includes rootwads of live trees.

IMW Complex
2005 Field Season

Watershed LWD
(pieces/mile)
Percent
Functional 1
Hood Canal
Big Beef
683 65%
Little Anderson
810 76%
Seabeck
806 58%
Stavis
951 72%
Lower Columbia
Abernathy
203 78%
Germany
177 76%
Mill
303 60%
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Deep
632 69%
East Twin
877 74%
West Twin
626 76%
1 - Functional is defined as all or part of the piece extending within the bankfull channel.