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Sample Design: Piscivorous Fish Status and Trend Monitoring in the Columbia River Upstream of McNary Dam
  • ID: 16609
  • State: Finalized
  • Owner: Matt Polacek
  • Spatial Design Category: Generalized Random Tessellation Stratified (GRTS), External
  • Sites in Design: 32
  • Has Location Privacy: No
  • Data Repository: PTAGIS Website (See Sample Design Overview for full list)
  • Version History: v1.0 Finalized (9/25/2020)

The details of this Sample Design, including all the parameters used to generate it, are included below. Sample designs must belong to a Study Plan.

Description

A GRTS sample will be obtained for sites along each bank of the river that can be effectively sampled using a boat electroshocker.  The length of sties will initially be based on the observed or expected bass density (i.e., low, moderate or high), but consistent within each strata. Minor adjustments to the site location may also be necessary to ensure each sample site encompasses an adequate area. 

Start Year

2021

End Year

2027

Study Plan

Piscivorous Fish Status and Trend Monitoring in the Columbia River Upstream of McNary Dam v1.0

Data Repositories

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Area of Inference

Latitude, Longitude: 46.570400,-119.336104
Latitude, Longitude: 46.643334,-119.735272
Latitude, Longitude: 46.565020,-119.317381
Latitude, Longitude: 46.677165,-119.577516
Latitude, Longitude: 46.691240,-119.553560
Latitude, Longitude: 46.494900,-119.269156
Latitude, Longitude: 46.648050,-119.429569
Latitude, Longitude: 46.638721,-119.645704
Latitude, Longitude: 46.351579,-119.256617
Latitude, Longitude: 46.254865,-119.226234
Latitude, Longitude: 46.377578,-119.262409
Latitude, Longitude: 46.266982,-119.243477
Latitude, Longitude: 46.333230,-119.261920
Latitude, Longitude: 46.337411,-119.263502
Latitude, Longitude: 46.315906,-119.259743
Latitude, Longitude: 46.384077,-119.273857
Latitude, Longitude: 46.161466,-118.946702
Latitude, Longitude: 46.194659,-119.018109
Latitude, Longitude: 46.152082,-118.943233
Latitude, Longitude: 46.096665,-118.914818
Latitude, Longitude: 46.188077,-119.044292
Latitude, Longitude: 46.227115,-119.174966
Latitude, Longitude: 46.201399,-119.069792
Latitude, Longitude: 46.247454,-119.230499
Latitude, Longitude: 45.957607,-119.036980
Latitude, Longitude: 46.047096,-118.939745
Latitude, Longitude: 45.988148,-118.988183
Latitude, Longitude: 45.920436,-119.180182
Latitude, Longitude: 45.942465,-119.117863
Latitude, Longitude: 46.030691,-118.960398
Latitude, Longitude: 45.972382,-119.035878
Latitude, Longitude: 45.956486,-119.082260

AOI Notes

Expanded by site across 4 Strata, (Reservoir, Confluence, Transition, Riverine)


Sample Sites
These are the unique sites that are participating in this sample design over the time period covered by the design.

Map of Sites

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Sampling Schedule
This section describes which sites are scheduled to be sampled in any given year, and (if applicable) the panel and stratum that the sample site belongs to.

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