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List of Acronyms

7DADM Maximum seven-day average daily maximum
BDAT Bay-Delta and Tributaries Project
BMI Benthic Macroinvertebrates
CalFire California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
CalVeg California Vegetation Maps
CDE California Department of Education
CVRWQCB Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
CWA Clean Water Act
CWAM California Watershed Assessment Manual
CWHR California Wildlife Habitat Relationships
DC Deer Creek
DFG California Department of Fish and Game
DO Dissolved Oxygen
DOC California Department of Conservation
DWR California Department of Water Resources
EBNFF East Branch North Fork Feather River
EEA Essential Ecological Attributes
EMS Effective Mesh Size
EPT Ephemeroptera – mayfly, Plecoptera – stonefly, Trichoptera – caddisfly
ESA Endangered Species Act
EWA Essential Watershed Attributes
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FRAP Fire and Resource Assessment Program
FRCRM Feather River Coordinated Resource Management
GIS Geographic Information System
GPP Gross Primary Productivity
GRASS Geographic Resource Analysis Support System
HAB Hydrological Area Boundaries
IHA Indicators of Hydrologic Alternation
LB Lower Bear River
LCMMP Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring Program
LF Lower Feather River
LY Lower Yuba River
MFF Middle Fork Feather River
Mg Megagrams
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MS Microsoft
MSLC Multi-Source Land Cover
MSS Multispectral Scanner


Middle Yuba River
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NHD National Hydrography Dataset
NFF North Fork Feather River
NID Nevada Irrigation District
NPP Net Primary Productivity
NRCS Natural Resource Conservation District
NY North Yuba River
PAD Passage Assessment Database
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyl
PG&E Pacific Gas and Electric Company
PONSE Percentage of Native Species Expected
PNS Proportion Native Species
PSN Net Photosynthesis
QA Quality Assurance
QC Quality Control
QAPP Quality Assurance Policy and Procedures
RES Plant Respiration
RVA Range of Variability
RCD Resource Conservation District
RfD Reference Dose
RSC Relative Source Contribution
SAB Science Advisory Board
SNEP Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project
SOP Standing Operating Procedures
SRWP Sacramento River Watershed Program
SWAMP Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program
SWRCB State Water Resources Control Board
SY South Yuba River
SYRCL South Yuba River Citizen League
TAC Technical Advisory Committee
TKN Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen
TMDL Total Maximum Daily Load
TRC Tissue Residue Criterion
UC Davis University of California, Davis
UP Upper Bear River
USDA USDA is US Department of Agriculture
USEPA US Environmental Protection Agency
USFS US Forest Service
USGS US Geological Survey
WAF Watershed Assessment Framework
WHIP Watershed Health Indicators Project