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Water: Recovery Potential

Indicator Reference Sheets


Many of the recovery potential indicators from the indicator summaries table have been studied and documented more intensively than others. These indicators each have their own indicator reference sheet PDF files that contain a formatted half-page of standardized information (name, definition, relevance to recovery potential, how measured, data sources, and developmental status) followed by a multi-page list of excerpts from restoration literature and practice that pertain to the specific indicator.  Click on any of the indicators listed below to be connected with its indicator reference sheet in PDF (About PDF) format.

Recovery Potential Indicators with Reference Sheets
Ecological Indicators Stressor Indicators Social Context Indicators
watershed % forest
(4 pp, 57.7K)
watershed % agriculture
(9 pp, 90.3K)
watershed organizational leadership
(3 pp, 58.4K)
watershed % wetlands
(5 pp, 83.5K)
watershed % impervious cover
(8 pp, 103K)
watershed collaboration
(4 pp, 55.1K)
watershed % woody vegetation
(2 pp, 16K)
watershed % tile-drained cropland
(3 pp, 51.9K)
government agency involvement
(1 pp, 33.6K)
watershed topographic complexity
(2 pp, 43.1K)
watershed % U index
(2 pp, 33.4K)
large watershed management potential
(3 pp, 85.8K)
watershed soil resilience
(6 pp, 131K)
watershed % urban
(30 pp, 311K)
university proximity
(2 pp, 39.4K)
watershed shape
(1 pp, 36.9K)
watershed road density
(3 pp, 57.6K)
political support
(2 pp, 44.4K)
watershed size
(3 pp, 52.3K)
corridor % impervious cover
(3 pp, 50.9K)
watershed % protected land
(2 pp, 39.6K)
bank stability/soils
(8 pp, 174K)
corridor % U-index
(2 pp, 42.2K)
applicable regulation
(2 pp, 45.4K)
bank stability/woody vegetation
(4 pp, 72.8K)
corridor % urban
(6 pp, 63.7K)
certainty of causal linkages
(3 pp, 53.4K)
corridor % forest
(10 pp, 111K)
corridor % agriculture
(5 pp, 51.9K)
certainty of restoration practices
(2 pp, 42.1K)
corridor % woody veg
(4 pp, 65K)
corridor road crossings
(2 pp, 43.3K)
TMDL or watershed plan
(3 pp, 51.2K)
corridor slope
(2 pp, 44.2K)
corridor road density
(3 pp, 48.5K)
watershed education level
(2 pp, 28.2K)
natural channel form
(2 pp, 16.4K)
aquatic barriers
(14 pp, 215K)
estimated restoration cost
(3 pp, 23.6K)
corridor groundwater level
(2 pp, 113K)
(4 pp, 126K)
jurisdictional complexity
(2 pp, 39K)
fine sediment transport capacity
(2 pp, 38.6K)
hydrologic alteration
(26 pp, 304K)
landownership complexity
(2 pp, 19.4K)
Strahler stream order
(6 pp, 74.3K)
(3 pp, 54.6K)
local socio-economic stress
(4 pp, 58.5K)
biotic community integrity
(4 pp, 68.7K)
invasive species risk
(5 pp, 77K)
recreational resource
(3 pp, 48.4K)
rare taxa presence
(2 pp, 50.6K)
number of 303d listed causes
(1 pp, 11.9K)
valued ecological attribute
(3 pp, 54.5K)
proximity to green infrastructure hub
(3 pp, 56.3K)
severity of loading
(2 pp, 15K)
funding eligibility
(2 pp, 16.6K)
contiguity with green infrastructure corridor
(4 pp, 60K)
stressor persistence
(2 pp, 97K)
human health and safety
(2 pp, 44.9K)
recolonization access
(7 pp, 159K)
land use change trajectory
(4 pp, 72.6K)
iconic value of resource
(3 pp, 53.1K)
historical species occurrence
(2 pp, 27.9K)
legacy land uses
(6 pp, 80.9K)
303(d) schedule priority
(2 pp, 41.7K)
species range
(2 pp, 40.1K)
watershed % legacy agriculture
(5 pp, 69.5K)
  watershed % legacy urban
(2 pp, 54K0
  corridor % legacy agriculture
(5 pp, 71.9K)

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