Table 3. Landscape, aquatic habitat, and trout variables measured for primary sampling sites (n = 28). In 2002, we resampled velocity and depth conditions and trout at ten sites.

Variable
Abbreviation
Units
Year
Value range
Basin area
BA
km2

6–43
Elevation
ELEV
m

396–740
Percent riparian forest cover
%RC
%
1998
29–100
Percent catchment forest cover
%CC
%
1998
73–99





M7DAM temperature
M7DAMT
°C
2001
17.6–24.5



2002
18.3–25.1



2003
16.9–23.5





Riffle embeddedness index
REI

2001
31–47
Maximum reach velocity
MRV
m / sec
2001
0.44–2.2



2002
0.72–1.48
Maximum reach depth
MRD
m
2001
0.31–1.23



2002
0.36–0.82
Local reach slope
LRS
% over 100 m
2001
0.2–3.3





Young trout biomass
YTB
g/100 m2
2001
0–76.6



2002
0–46.2