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1 USING DYNAMIC SEGMENTATION IN A VECTOR GIS TO DISPLAY, MODEL AND ANALYZE FISH RANGE AND DISTRIBUTION, HABITAT CONDITION, SPAWNING AND RESTORATION ACTIVITIES EVENT DATA Boberg, Jerry Six Rivers National Forest Supervisors Office, 1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka, CA 95501; LeRoy Cyr Six Rivers National Forest, Orleans Ranger Station, Orleans CA 95556; Mike Martischang Six Rivers National Forest Supervisors Office, 1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka, CA 95501; These map compositions demonstrate how dynamic segmentation can be used to display fish range and distribution, habitat condition data, chinook spawning monitoring, and restoration and enhancement activities relative to the stream channel they occur in. These data sets contain records from multiple years and dynamic segmentation offers tools for displaying and analyzing these data both spatially and temporally, within and among these various data sets. Dynamic Segmentation associates multiple and diverse sets of attributes, referred to as events, to any portion of a linear feature, referred to as a route, utilizing relational database technology to make the associations. Development and use of a common stream route system by multiple agencies and resource interest groups creates the opportunity for any variety of stream-related event data to be collected and referenced to that common stream network. This possibility offers tremendous opportunities for data sharing, large extent analysis and landscape modeling among disparate agencies and interest groups. GIS USE IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: A MAP PRESENTATION DEMONSTRATING CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS MANAGED PER THE HOOPA VALLEY TRIBAL COUNCIL S FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN Emery, Gary GIS Coordinator, Fisheries Dept, Hoopa Valley Tribe, P.O. Box 417, Hoopa, CA 95546; phone (530) x 22; The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council has adopted a guideline for management of cultural and natural resources on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation. This is the Forest Management Plan (FMP). The purpose of this Plan is to fulfill obligations for statutory, administrative and regulatory requirements related to forest management such as the listing of the spotted owl and coho salmon under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 of the spotted owl and coho salmon. An additional 11-1

2 purpose of this document is to provide an opportunity for informing the Tribal membership about their forests resources, and provide the Tribal Council with alternative management strategies to assess. The GIS process that created the maps presented here accounted for 25 separate FMP defined factors. Each was accounted for as part of a set order of priority. Arc Macro Language (AML) programming drives the creation of the GIS coverage that is the source of these maps. The AML uses overlay analytical tools to create a layered product. The AML was written so that the evaluation process could be repeated as needed to take advantage of the dynamic nature of much of the base layer evaluated. GIS AS A TOOL FOR COLLABORATIVE PLANNING IN THE SCOTT RIVER WATERSHED Finke, Carlin M. Humboldt State University. P.O. Box 4225, Arcata, CA 95518; phone: (707) ; fax (707) Geographical information systems (GIS) are increasingly recognized as tools to assist in the decision-making process. Spatially identifying critical factors allows planners to analyze complex factors affecting watershed health and to be better able to prioritize the restoration needs of their watershed. A visual display of the data, even without additional analysis, can have a tremendous effect on understanding complex relationships. Working with the Scott River Watershed Council, graduate student researchers from Humboldt State University are compiling spatial data to be used for collaborative watershed planning. using community-mapping methods, local knowledge of the residents and scientists of the Scott River watershed is being captured and mapped. The resulting GIS layers will provide a database of factors limiting watershed health and another of restoration projects. This information, compiled with GIS data from other sources, provides the community with the tools for analysis and modeling, lessening its dependence on agencies. Though full access to the GIS information is still limited due to the technical literacy required to run the software, the Scott River Watershed Council has facilitated greater community access to all types of information in order to enable greater participation and understanding in the collaborative planning process. 11-2

3 THERE AIN T NO SUCH THING AS A FREE GIS (WITH ALL DUE RESPECT TO THE ECONOMIC AXIOM - TANSTAAFL) (GIS WORKSHOP) Martischang, Michael F. GIS Specialist/Coordinator, Six Rivers National Forest, 1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka, CA phone: (707) ; fax: (707) ; Geographic information systems (GIS) represent one of the most effective tools that governmental organizations and individuals alike can apply to the complex and continuous task of storing, managing, monitoring, analyzing, and presenting data about the landscape. Rapid and complimentary advances in both software and hardware technologies, accompanied by steadily declining prices for these technologies, have moved GIS from the domain of high-end market, large-scale military/political/business strategic planning to the diverse consumer market of individuals, small interest groups and non-military agencies at all levels of government. When supplied with good data that is skillfully and appropriately manipulated, a GIS can offer land managers just what the slick glossy marketing materials promise: unprecedented insights to both spatial and tabular data that can be flexibly used to supply insightful information to the full range of decision making needs any individual or organization might have. Managers of GIS staff and facilities generally fund and support the tangible asset portion of a GIS and under-fund and support the intangible gray-matter assets it requires to build, operate and maintain a useful GIS. This panel discussion seeks to present some of the intangible gray-matter issues for consideration by managers of GIS functions within their particular organization. Observations and opinions are from a GIS coordinator of nine years experience and responsible for providing spatial and tabular data support to over 50 end-users across a 1 million acre area of interest within an federal government agency attempting to implement both national and agencywide GIS and information management standards. By elevating managers awareness of the staffing and expertise needs necessary to fulfill the marketed expectations of a GIS, they could be better equipped to make budget and staffing decisions that would lend invaluable support to the most important GIS asset talent. USING GIS TO UNDERSTAND THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING PROCESS (GIS WORKSHOP) Salmon River Restoration Council (SRRC), Villeponteaux, Jim Salmon River Watershed Center; P.O. Box 1089, Sawyers Bar, CA 96027; phone: (530) ; fax (530) ; website: The Salmon River is a 751 square Mile watershed located in the California portion of the Klamath River Basin. Private property accounts for only 1.3% of the Basin, with the publicly 11-3

4 owned majority being under U. S. Forest Service management. The watershed is forested with steep mountain canyons and a highly diverse ecosystem. Due mainly to the large federal management influence, there are prolific GIS data available for the entire watershed. This GIS information is used extensively in the resource management decision-making process. The Salmon River Restoration Council (SRRC) has been working cooperatively with the Forest Service since The SRRC has received advanced GIS equipment and training funding from ESRI, Trimble and HP. This equipment has enabled us to engage in meaningful dialog with managing agencies regarding data accuracy, data gaps and analysis of interpretation. Our technical capabilities have allowed us to be more efficient interpreters of resource management issues to the public, which in turn increases awareness and builds ownership in their watershed. Our cooperative planning efforts using GIS have included a vegetation layer accuracy assessment, road sediment source production assessments, fire management planning and the Salmon River subbasin restoration strategy. CREATING AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE DATA REPOSITORY FOR THE KLAMATH BASIN: ESTABLISHING A PROTOTYPE KLAMATH WEB GIS Steinberg, Steven J. Natural Resources Planning and Interpretation, Arcata, CA 95521; phone: (707); fax: ; (707) ; The Klamath Basin is managed across multiple jurisdictions, many located in remote locations. Access to, and distribution of, up-to-date information for the basin is an ongoing concern for a wide range of interested parties including scientists, planners, and members of the public. This paper examines a recently implemented, Internet accessible, data repository for the Klamath Basin. Using freely available Internet tools, the Klamath River Restoration Interactive Map provides online access to a variety of data sources using interactive mapping technology. The technical goals of this data repository are to: 1) provide a universally accessible, web-based interface that provides users with the ability to interactively view and query data within the Klamath River Province and; 2) provide users with the ability to download specific data layers for use in their own mapping and analysis applications and; 3) demonstrate the value of an interactive online data repository as a tool for a wide range of users without the traditional pitfalls associated with locating and accessing a variety of data sources. The Klamath webgis and other projects are available at Humboldt State University s Advanced Spatial Analysis Facility web site: 11-4

5 DEVELOPING A GIS DATA BASE FOR UPPER KLAMATH AND AGENCY LAKES MARSHES Werth, Lee D-8260, U.S.D.I. Bureau of Reclamation, DFC, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO Phone: (303) ; fax (303) ; Brian Peck U.S.D.I. Bureau of Reclamation, Klamath Basin Area Office, 6600 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls, OR phone: (541) ; fax (541) ; A geographic information system data base was prepared for the seven marshes that occur on the outer margins of Upper Klamath and Agency Lakes. The data base was prepared by the manual photo interpretation of 9X9 inch 1:12,000 scale color infrared aerial photographs. The 9X9 inch photographs were supplemented with 35 mm color infrared photographs. The purpose of this project was to develop base line data on the marsh plants that occur in the seven marshes and to use that information on modeling the effects of possible drawdowns on endangered suckers. 11-5

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