The United States Geological Survey announced this week that five papers revealing results of several studies of the effects of dam removal on the Elwha River were published recently in the science journal, Geomorphology.

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe habitat program manager Mike McHenry contributed to one of the papers discussing the significant changes in the river channel and floodplain:

An abstract of the paper can be found here.

The news release can be found here.