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Evaluate Management of Caspian Terns and Develop Baseline Information on Double-crested Cormorants Relative to their Impact on Salmonid Smolts in the Columbia River Estuary

Duration

March 2008 - February 2013

Narrative

This project focuses on investigating the impact of predation by double-crested cormorants nesting in the Columbia River estuary on the survival of ESA-listed salmonids, and monitors the implementation of the Caspian Tern Management Plan for the Columbia River Estuary

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • US Army Corps of Engineers - Portland District

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey