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Johnson Creek Science Library

Welcome to the Johnson Creek Watershed Science Library. Our vision: This library will eventually comprise most or all scientific reports and publications related to the watershed. For now the library is a work in progress.

Lead Author or AgencyYearTitleDoc TypeKeywords
U.S. Geological Survey1996Occurrence of Selected Trace Elements and Organic Compounds and Their Relation to the Land Use in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon, 1992-94Scientifictrace elements, organic compounds
Chin, A. et al.2012The significance of perception and feedbacks for effectively managing wood in riversScientificwood, large woody debris, bank erosion, flooding
Gresham (City of)2011City of Gresham Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP)Planningstormwater, NPDES, MS4, MEP
Dalton, Meghan M. et al.2013Climate change in the Northwest: Implications for our landscapes, waters, and communitiesScientificclimate change
U.S. Geological Survey1994Assessment of surface-water quality and water quality control alternatives, Johnson Creek Basin, OregonScientificmetals, dieldrin, DDT, nitrates, pesticides, wetlands
U.S. Geological Survey1992Water quality and flow data for the Johnson Creek Basin, Oregon, April 1988 - January 1990Scientificwater quality, sediment, temperature, bacteria, flow
U.S. Geological Survey1993Preliminary evaluation of water-quality conditions of Johnson Creek, OregonScientificwater quality, metals, sediment, nutrients
Harker, Jonathan2004Pleasant Valley Natural Resources Protection PlanPlanningGoal 5, Comprehensive Plan, development
Harrison, Howard1997Analytical Data from Phases I and II of the Willamette River Basin Water Quality Study, Oregon, 1992-94Scientificwater quality, nutrients, pesticides, sediment
Portland BES2011Johnson Creek Salmonid Potential with Future Urban Development, Climate Change, and Restoration: 2009-2040sScientificsalmon, climate change, restoration
Portland BES2009Effect of stream restoration on the habitat potential of Johnson Creek, Portland, Oregon, for coho, fall Chinook, and winter steelheadScientificflooding, water quality, salmon, steelhead, stormwater, restoration
JCWC2012Riparian Reforestation StrategyPlanningriparian, reforestation, restoration, shade
JCWC2014Fish Passage Barriers in Johnson Creek, Portland, OregonPosterfish passage
Johnson Creek Partnership2012Johnson Creek Acquisition Strategy: Investing in a Natural Area NetworkPlanningland acquisition, eminent domain, Urban Growth Boundary
JCWC2015Johnson Creek Water Quality 2009-2014Scientificwater quality, temperature, metals, E. Coli, macroinvertebrates, fish
JCWC2014Johnson Creek Monitoring StrategyPlanningwater quality, monitoring
JCWC2002Johnson Creek Watershed Action Plan: An Adaptive ApproachPlanningaction plan, water quality
JCWC2005Johnson Creek Legacy Pesticide Study 2003-2005ScientificDDT, dieldrin, bacteria, temperature, TMDL, pesticides
JCWC1995Johnson Creek Resources Management PlanPlanningplanning
Mult. Co. Water Quality Program2013Multnomah County Fish Passage AssessmentScientificfish passage
Moomaw-Nerf, Cindy2013Demographics in the Johnson Creek Watershed in Portland, OregonMapdemographics, population
Oregon DEQ2006Johnson Creek Temperature TMDL as part of the Lower Willamette Subbasin TMDLScientifictemperature, TMDL
Oregon DEQ2006Johnson Creek Toxics and Bacteria TMDL's as part of the Lower Willamette Subbasin TMDLScientifictoxics, bacteria, TMDL
Portland Mult. Progress Board2000Salmon Restoration in an Urban Watershed: Johnson Creek, OregonPlanningrestoration, salmon, temperature, TMDL, endangered species
Sahatjian, Brittany2013Modeling Effective Shade to Prioritize Riparian Restoration Efforts to the Johnson Creek WatershedPlanningriparian, restoration, modeling
JCWC2016Community-based Dragonfly and Damselfly Monitoring in Johnson Creek WatershedScientificdragonfly, damselfly, odonate, migration, Westmoreland Park, Brookside Park, volunteer
U.S. Geological Survey2011Suspended-Sediment Budget for the Johnson Creek Basin, Oregon, Water Years 2007-2010Scientificsediment, turbidity
Resource Innovation Group2011Building Climate Resiliency in the Lower Willamette Region of Western Oregonclimate change, population
Mult. Co. Water Quality Program2012Fish Species Composition, Distribution, and Biotic Integrity in Johnson Creek, a Tributary to the Willamette River in Multnomah County, OregonScientificIndex of Biotic Integrity, IBI, TMDL, temperature
JCWC2017Community-Based Dragonfly SurveysPostercommunity science, dragonfly, Westmoreland Park, Brookside Park
Carey, Michael P. et al.2012Native invaders – challenges for science, management, policy, and societyScientificinvasive species
Clark, J. L. 1999Effects of urbanization on streamflow in three basins in the Pacific NorthwestScientificflow
East Multnomah SWCD2016Nursery Growers Research Study Report of FindingsSocialnursery, agriculture
East Multnomah SWCD2011Community‐based Freshwater Mussel SurveysScientificmussels, community science
EcotrustOregon’s Restoration Economy: Investing in natural assets for the benefit of communities and salmonBrochuresalmon, restoration
Folger, L.1998The effects of growth and development in "Eden": The emergence of GreshamHistoryurban development, Gresham
Gresham CED Department2004Pleasant Valley Natural Resources Protection PlanPlanningPleasant Valley
Gresham Environmental Services1995Stormwater Master Plan for Johnson Creek BasinsPlanningstormwater
Gresham Environmental Services2001NPDES Stormwater Management PlanPlanningstormwater
Gresham Environmental Services2002Water Quality Data Assessment ProjectScientificwater quality
Gresham Environmental Services2012Watershed-Wide Temperature Assessment Of Johnson CreekScientifictemperature
Holzer, Katie A.2014Amphibian use of constructed and remnant wetlands in an urban landscapeScientificamphibians, wetlands
Intertwine Alliance2012Regional Conservation Strategy for the Greater Portland­ Vancouver RegionPlanning
Johnson Creek Corridor Committee1995Johnson Creek Resources Management PlanPlanning
Johnson Creek Corridor Committee1994Johnson Creek and its Watershed ‐ A ProfileScientific
JCWC2005Johnson Creek Legacy Pesticide Study 2003-2005Scientificpesticides
JCWC2006Johnson Creek Pesticide Investigation - Continuous Turbidity Measurements Technical MemorandumScientificpesticides, turbidity
JCWC2007Johnson Creek Watershed Population Density (by 2000 Census Block Group)Socialpopulation
JCWC2014Bacteria Source Tracking in Johnson Creek and Major TributariesScientificbacteria
JCWC2015Final Report: Johnson Creek Watershed Fish Passage Assessment & Project PrioritizationScientificfish passage, culverts, dams
JCWC2014Johnson Creek Watershed Freshwater Mussel Surveys 2010-2013Scientificmussel, community science
Outer SE Business Coalition1997Lents Revitalization PlanPlanningLents
Metro2013Intertwine trail use snapshot: An analysis of National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project data from 2008 to 2012Planningtrail, bicycle, pedestrian
Mult. Co. Transportation Division2012Preliminary Results for Upper Johnson Creek Fish SurveysScientificfish, coho, steelhead, Chinook
Oregon Dept Agriculture2015Lower Willamette Agricultural Water Quality Management Area PlanPlanningagriculture, water quality
Oregon DEQ2017Lower Willamette Subbasin: DEQ’s Water Quality Status and Trends Analysis for the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Biennial Review of the Agriculture Area Rules and PlansScientificwater quality
Oregon DEQ1975Water Quality in Johnson Creek 1970-75Scientificwater quality
ODFW2002Oregon Lampreys: Natural History Status And Analysis of Management IssuesScientificlampreys
ODFW2003Abundance and Distribution of Fish in City of Portland Streams, 2001-­03Scientificfish
ODFW2009Abundance and Distribution of Fish Species in City of Portland Streams, 2008­-2009 SurveysScientificfish
ODFW2009Abundance and distribution of fish species in City of Portland streams: Completion Report 2009Scientificfish
ODFW1999Aquatic Inventories Project Physical Habitat Surveys- Johnson Creek and Tributaries Lower Willamette BasinScientifichabitat
ODFW2002Distribution of Fish in Portland Tributary StreamsScientificfish
Portland, City of2001Crystal Springs Creek Fish and Wildlife Habitat AssessmentScientificfish, habitat, Crystal Springs
Portland, City of2002Assessment of Habitat Potential in Johnson Creek for Coho and Chinook SalmonScientifichabitat, coho, Chinook
Portland, City of2002Priority Watershed Problems and Solutions: Lower Willamette River and Johnson CreekScientific
Portland BES1991Johnson Creek Resources Management Program Abstract of Previous WorkScientific
Portland BES1998Calibration Update: Johnson Creek Flood Hydrograph and Flood Profile ModelsScientificflooding
Portland BES2001Johnson Creek Restoration PlanPlanningrestoration
Portland BES2002Baseline Environmental Conditions in Johnson CreekScientific
Portland BES2005Actions for Watershed Health: 2005 Portland watershed management planPlanning
Portland BES2005Johnson Creek Watershed CharacterizationScientific
Portland BES2009PAWMAP Executive Summary - Findings from the first two yearsScientificwater quality
Portland BES1998Background Report - Floodplain Management in the Johnson Creek Watershed - Proposed City Code AmendmentsPlanningflooding, floodplain
Portland BES2002Lents 2040 Technical Memorandum 1 - Background, Existing Conditions, and Design Consideration for Flood Management in the Lents 2040 AreaPlanningLents, flooding
Portland BES1998Final Crystal Springs Watershed AssessmentScientificCrystal Springs
Portland BES1994Technical Memorandum No. 16: A Limiting Factor Analysis for Anadromous Salmonids in Johnson Creek with a Discussion of Habitat Rehabilitation Opportunities and ConstraintsScientificsalmon, trout
Portland BES1994Technical Memorandum No. 8: Summary of Existing Fish Population and Fish Habitat Data for Johnson CreekScientificfish, fish population, habitat
Portland BES2010Status and trends of salmonid potential in Johnson Creek 2000‐2009Scientificfish, salmon, trout
Portland BES2002Alsop-Brownwood Flood Mitigation and Restoration Project #6908 Phase I Design Technical MemorandumPlanningAlsop-Brownwood, flooding
Portland BES2001Johnson Creek Land Acquisition Partnership and Implementation StrategyPlanningflooding
Portland BES2001Kelley Creek Watershed Stream Habitat Assessment. Johnson Creek Watershed ProgramScientificKelley Creek, habitat
Portland BES2014Citywide Invasive Plant Management and Natural Areas Restoration: Annual Report 2013-14Scientificinvasive, restoration
Portland Bureau of Planning1991Johnson Creek Basin Protection PlanPlanning
Portland Bureau of Planning1995Revisions to the ESEE Analysis for the Johnson Creek Basin Protection PlanPlanning
Portland Bureau of Planning1996Outer Southeast Community PlanPlanning
Portland Bureau of Planning1997Boring Lava Domes: Supplement to the Johnson Creek Basin Protection PlanPlanningBoring
Portland Bureau of Planning1998Sellwood-Moreland Neighborhood PlanPlanningSellwood-Moreland
Portland Bureau of Planning1998Flood Management Amendments to the Johnson Creek Basin Plan DistrictPlanningflooding
Portland Bureau of Planning1998Johnson Creek Watershed: Summaries of Resource Site InventoriesPlanning
Portland Bureau of Planning2001Inventory of Significant Riparian and Wetland Resources: Johnson Creek Basin Resource SitesPlanning
Portland ESA Program2003Draft Executive Summary: Johnson Creek Habitat Assessment ProjectScientificendangered species
Portland ESA Program2001Bioassessment of Urban Streams (Johnson Creek and Tryon Creek), Portland, OregonScientificendangered species
Scholz, N. L. et al.2004Impacts of stormwater runoff on coho salmon in restored urban streamsScientificstormwater, coho
Sonoda, K.2002Watershed Sources of Nutrient Input to an Urbanizing StreamScientificnutrients, runoff, nonpoint source pollution
U.S. Geological Survey1995Analytical data from phases I and II of the Willamette River Basin water quality study, Oregon, 1992-94Scientificwater quality
U.S. Geological Survey2010Hydrology of the Johnson Creek Basin, a Mixed-Use Drainage Basin in the Portland, Oregon, Metropolitan AreaScientifichydrology
U.S. Geological Survey 1980Storm Runoff As Related To Urbanization in the Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, Washington AreaScientificstormwater
U.S. Geological Survey 2009Hydrology of Johnson Creek basin, OregonScientifichydrology
U.S. Geological Survey 2002Estimates of ground­water recharge, base flow, and stream reach gains and losses in the Willamette River Basin, OregonScientificgroundwater, hydrology
U.S. Geological Survey 1999Investigation of the distribution of organochlorine and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds in the lower Columbia River using semipermeable membrane devicesScientifictoxins, organochlorine, pesticides, PAH, water quality
U.S. Geological Survey 2008Estimated depth to ground water and configuration of the water table in the Portland, Oregon areaScientificgroundwater
U.S. Geological Survey 2014Water levels at the 0.01 annual exceedance probability at the Glenwood Street and Bybee Boulevard crossings of Crystal Springs Creek, Portland, OregonScientificflow, hydrology
U.S. Geological Survey2004Organochlorine pesticides in the Johnson Creek Basin, Oregon, 1988–2002Scientificorganochlorine, pesticides
U.S. Geological Survey2010Hydrology of Johnson Creek basin, a mixed-use drainage basin in the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan areaScientifichydrology
Walker, C. E.2001Changes in diatom species assemblages along an urban-­to-­rural GradientScientificdiatoms
Walker, Christopher E. et al.2006Using diatom assemblages to assess urban stream conditionsScientificdiatoms
Johnson Creek Corridor Committee1995Johnson Creek Resources Management PlanPlanning
Woodward-Clyde Consultants1994Potential Sources of Water Quality Pollutants in Johnson Creek. Watershed Resources Management Plan Technical Memorandum No. 5Planningwater quality