Water Stewardship Information Sources

Citation Hetherington, ED. 1998. Watershed Hydrology. In: Hogan, D.L., P.J. Tschaplinski, and S. Chatwin (Editors). B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Land Manage. Handb. No. 41.
Organization FLNRO
URL https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Lmh/Lmh41.htm
Abstract/Description or Keywords In addressing issues of land use impacts on streams
and fisheries resources, it is important to remember
and understand the role of water and water-related
processes. The Fish/Forestry Interaction Program
(FFIP) on the Queen Charlotte Islands has been
synoptic in nature. Available hydrological information
consists primarily of precipitation and
streamflow data collected by federal and provincial
government agencies. These data were intended to
provide general coverage of the area.
In contrast, the Carnation Creek Experimental
Watershed Project on Vancouver Island has been
intensive in nature. Networks of hydrometeorological
stations were established in the watershed to provide
detailed information on streamflow and climate.
Several additional studies were also carried out to
provide a more in-depth understanding of hydrological
processes and hydrological impacts of logging.
Hydrology per se was not the primary focus of
either program. Rather, the streamflow and
precipitation data were intended to assist with the
interpretation of the results of other studies and
observations. The objective of this paper is to
summarize the hydrological information and reports
relevant to both programs.
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Regional Watershed Coast Region
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