Title

The Decline of Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

Date

5-26-2016 11:00 AM

End Time

26-5-2016 1:00 PM

Location

WUC Pacific Room

Department

Geography

Session Chair

Mark M. Van Steeter

Session Title

Geography: Climate Change

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Mark Vansteeter

Abstract

Global warming negatively impacts salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest. The poster will included examples from Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. Recent drought in California and hydrological changes throughout the Pacific Northwest are linked with the decline of Salmon. Impacts from irrigation withdrawal and rain/snow patterns will be discussed. The affect of Dams and management action/inaction on Salmon populations will also be addressed..

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May 26th, 11:00 AM May 26th, 1:00 PM

The Decline of Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

WUC Pacific Room

Global warming negatively impacts salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest. The poster will included examples from Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. Recent drought in California and hydrological changes throughout the Pacific Northwest are linked with the decline of Salmon. Impacts from irrigation withdrawal and rain/snow patterns will be discussed. The affect of Dams and management action/inaction on Salmon populations will also be addressed..