Arct Antarct Alp Res 2020 Aug;52(1):435-449
Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is the fastest growing region in the State of Alaska and is impacted by a number of human activities. We conducted a multiscale assessment of the stressors facing the borough by developing and mapping the Index of Watershed Integrity (IWI) and Index of Catchment Integrity (the latter considers stressors in areas surrounding individual stream segments exclusive of upstream areas). The assessment coincided with the borough's stormwater management planning. Read More