The Puget Sound Habitat Status and Trend Monitoring Program (PSHSTMP) began in 2014 and 2015 as part of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) statutory responsibility to evaluate progress towards recovery of the Puget Sound Chinook, Hood Canal Summer Chum, and Puget Sound Steelhead. Due to its success, the project was expanded in 2018 to include the Oregon Coast Coho Salmon ESU and renamed the Salmon Habitat Status and Trend Monitoring Program (SHSTMP).
The SHSTMP is a long-term monitoring program with a hierarchical approach to monitoring large river, floodplain, delta, and nearshore habitats using primarily remote sensing approaches. We have identified and delineated a number of boundaries and habitat features with the use of Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP) land cover data, National Elevation Dataset (NED) and regional surface elevation lidar data, as well as aerial and satellite imagery.
|Last updated||Data dictionary|
|Puget Sound Delta Boundaries 2011||Boundaries for the 16 major deltas in Puget Sound using imagery from 2010-2011||shapefile||January, 2019|
|Puget Sound Delta Boundaries 2016||Boundaries for the 16 major deltas in Puget Sound using imagery from 2013-2016||shapefile||02.27.2018|
|Puget Sound Delta Habitat Features 2011||Habitat features and channel types for the 16 major deltas in Puget Sound||shapefile||01.28.2019|
|Puget Sound Floodplains 2016||Geomorphic boundaries for major Puget Sound rivers and their floodplains||shapefile||02.15.2018|
|Puget Sound Large River and Floodplains – Channel Types 2016||Habitat features and floodplain channel types for major rivers in Puget Sound||shapefile||01.28.2019|
|Puget Sound Large River and Floodplains – Wood Jams 2016||Polygons of wood jams within major rivers of Puget Sound||shapefile||01.28.2019|
|Puget Sound Marine Basins 2018||Major marine basins of Puget Sound||shapefile||January, 2019|
|Puget Sound Over Water Structures 2018||Marine over water structures by type in Puget Sound||shapefile||October, 2018|
|Puget Sound Marine Shorelines 2018||Shoreline type of Puget Sound||shapefile||October, 2018|
|Oregon Coast Large River and Floodplains – Channel Types 2017||Habitat features and floodplain channel types for major rivers along the Oregon Coast||In progress||March, 2019|
|Oregon Coast Large River and Floodplains – Back Water & Wood Jams||Polygons for back water areas and wood jams within major rivers along the Oregon Coast||In progress||-||-|
|Oregon Coast Delta Boundaries||Boundaries for the major deltas along the Oregon Coast||In progress||-||-|
|Oregon Coast Delta Habitat Features||Channel types and habitat features for deltas along the Oregon Coast||In progress||-||-|
*The Oregon Coast Coho Salmon Habitat Monitoring Project was a demonstration project to test implementation of the metrics we developed in Puget Sound in a coastal region. Currently, the Oregon Coast data layers are not spatially complete and have not been through QA/QC. These layers may be completed if additional funding becomes available. The draft data is available upon request.
Beechie, T. J., O. Stefankiv, B. Timpane-Padgham, J. E. Hall, G. R. Pess, M. Rowse, M. Liermann, K. Fresh, and M. J. Ford. 2017. Monitoring Salmon Habitat Status and Trends in Puget Sound: Development of Sample Designs, Monitoring Metrics, and Sampling Protocols for Large River, Floodplain, Delta, and Nearshore Environments. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWFSC-137. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5/TM-NWFSC-137.
Hall, J.E., C.M. Green, O. Stefankiv, J.H. Anderson, B.Timpane-Padgham, T.J. Beechie, G.R. Pess. 2018. Large river habitat complexity and productivity of Puget Sound Chinook salmon. PlosOne. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205127.
Stefankiv, O., J. E. Hall, B. Timpane-Padgham, C. Nicol, C. Fogel, T.J. Beechie, G. R. Pess. In Review. Salmon Habitat Status and Trends: Monitoring Protocols. U.S. Department of Commerce, NWFSC Processed Report.
Stefankiv, O., T.J. Beechie, J. E. Hall, G. R. Pess, B. Timpane-Padgham. 2019. Influences of valley form and land use on large river and floodplain habitats in Puget Sound. River Res Applic.;35:133-145. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3393.