US Army Corps of Engineers
Portland District

Functions overview

Graphic depiction of the ecosystem-complex functionsEcosystem-complex functions are the primary "products" generated by the ecosystem. 

 

These products often provide support for human needs in addition to basic ecosystem sustenance.

 

List of ecosystem-complex functions in the Columbia River system:

Link to wildlife production page Link to salmonid production page Link to flood attenuation page Link to water quality maintenance page Link to aesthetics / recreation page Link to biodiversity maintenance page Link to avifauna production page Link to the other fish production page Link to wildlife production page Link to salmonid production page Link to flood attenuation page Link to water quality maintenance page Link to aesthetics / recreation page Link to biodiversity maintenance page Link to avifauna production page Link to the other fish production page

Contact information

Ronald Thom, Ph.D
360-681-3657

Marine Research Operations, PNNL
1529 W. Sequim Bay Rd.
Sequim, WA 98382