Table 1. Monitoring activities that were performed during the Little Topashaw Creek Stream Corridor Rehabilitation Project.

Project component Pre construction only Pre and post construction Post construction only Reference
General Geomorphic assessment Wallerstein 2000
Stratigraphy Adams 2000
Terrestrial macrophytes Davis 1999
Resistance of cohesive bed material to erosion Hanson and Simon 2001
Precipitation; stage streamflow Pezeshki et al. 2007
Water quality Smith et al. 2006
Large wood structures Hyporheic and total transient storage Stofleth et al. 2008
Channel cross sections thalweg profile; bed material size Size and condition of structures Shields et al. 2004
Instream physical aquatic habitat High flow depths and velocities inside and adjacent to structures Shields et al. 2003, 2006
Macroinvertebrates Testa and Cooper 2002, Cooper et al. 2004
Fish Shields et al. 2006
Bed carbon content Stofleth et al. 2004, Shields et al. 2008
Willow plantings Soil texture of study plots Depth to shallow groundwater; soil redox potential Survival and growth; plant gas exchange; leaf chlorophyll content Martin et al. 2005, Pezeshki et al. 2007
Gully plantings Gully numbers, locations, and contributing drainage areas Gully morphology Soil characteristics; hedge and stem sizes; flow hydraulics and soil water potential during simulated events Dabney et al. 2002, 2004, Shields et al. 2005
Dewatering pumps and drains Soil characteristics Site topography; bankline position Soil water potential; pump and drain discharge Shields et al. unpublished data