Contact Research

Office of Research

Office of Research & Economic Development
vpresearch@uidaho.edu
phone: 208-885-4989

Physical Location
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Resource Links

Comprehensive Idaho DEQ Plans and Studies to Support Lake Management
and Surface Water Quality.

http://www.deq.state.id.us/WATER/data_reports/surface_water/water_bodies/studies_plans.cfm

Headwaters Economics – Wildlands/Urban Interface Analysis
Analysis of the percentage of interface zone developed in the west by state and county. Also free software is available to generate community/neighborhood level economic profiles based on 2000 Census data, but updated regularly with new information. Requires PC.
http://www.headwaterseconomics.org/wildfire/  

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington – Wildfire Prevention: The Wildland/Urban Interface
Links to many useful articles about fire prevention in the wildland urban interface. It includes the International Wildland/Urban Interface Code, Pacific Northwest National Fire Plan, Local Government Land and Regulatory Provisions, Reducing the Community Risk of Wildland-Urban Interface Fires, Wildland-Urban Fire Research, and more.
http://www.mrsc.org/subjects/pubsafe/wildfire.aspx  

Urban Habitats
An electronic journal on the biology of urban areas around the world. There are many articles about diversity and wetland restoration in urban areas.
http://www.urbanhabitats.org/v05n01/hydrology_full.html  

Population Estimates through 2006
Idaho US Census
http://idaho.hometownlocator.com/census/estimates/cities.cfm  
Washington US Census
http://washington.hometownlocator.com/census/estimates/cities.cfm  

The Exurban Change Program – Ohio State
A collection of articles and presentations about exurbanization. Most are on the topic of measurement.
http://exurban.osu.edu/index.htm  

National Academy of Science Report of the Coeur d’Alene Basin Superfund Site.
This report describes the superfund site and recommendations for remediation activities gathered from site characterization, human and ecological assessment, remedial planning and decision-making.
http://www.epa.gov/superfund/accomp/coeur/index.htm  

Spokane Aquifer Joint Board
Informative website about the Spokane Valley – Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer and the collaborative efforts on the Washington side between stakeholders.
http://www.spokaneaquifer.org/aq.htm  

Panhandle Health District
Information about the aquifer and septic system limits for development over the aquifer. There are also lists of program operating in the area for protection, sampling, and education about water quality threats from human settlement.
http://www2.state.id.us/phd1/env_aquifer.html  

Spokane Valley-Rathdrum Prairie Hydrologic Project
Lots of documents describing USGS involvement and information about the aquifer
http://wa.water.usgs.gov/projects/svrp/publications.htm  

Lake*A*Syst
Lakeshore Assessment System is a voluntary educational program to assist shoreline property owners in making well-informed decisions in the management of their lakefront property.
http://www.plrcd.org/lakeasyst/index.htm  

Coeur d’Alene Lake Management Plan
The LMP was developed with the collaboration of Idaho DEQ, EPA, and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe.
http://www.deq.state.id.us/WATER/data_reports/surface_water/water_bodies/cda_lake_mgmt_plan.cfm  

EPA Website on the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Superfund Site
This site provides information about the clean up of the superfund site including the Coeur d’Alene Basin. There is also information about citizen groups working in the area.
http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/CLEANUP.NSF/sites/bh