Individual-based, Spatially explicit Population and PVA Models

 

 

Species

 

Site

 

Year

 

Code

 

Habitat

 

Description

Documentation & Funding

 

Status

Smallmouth bass

Anna River, Virginia

1993

Fortran VII; PHABSIM transects

2D river

Focus on flow effects on nesting, renesting; nest guarding; optimal foraging to select among prey taxa, size classes; bioenergetics;

Jager et al. 1993; EPRI

Habitat interface requires update

Trout

Tule River, California

1996

Fortran VII; PHABSIM transects

2D river

Two species plus hatchery; flow effects on drift vs. benthic foraging; bioenergetics; u/g movement rules

Van Winkle et al 1996;

Jager et al. 2003; EPRI / PG&E / SCE

Mature & complex

Fall Chinook Salmon

Tuolumne River, California

1997

Fortran VII;

(R 2010)

1D river, pool/run vs. riffles, temp. simulation; WUA

Superimposition; dewatering redds; size-based competition for growth opportunities; outmigration (no full-lifecycle)

Jager et al. 1997; Jager and Rose 2003;

EPRI / FERC / DOE

Mature

Fall Chinook Salmon

Snake River

2010

C++

Reaches

Age-based PVA; hatchery; trap and transport; two juvenile life histories

Perkins et al. in press;

Idaho Power Co.

 

Moderate

White sturgeon

Snake River, Idaho

1998-2008

C

River segment; proportional water quality degradation is a function of hydrologic year

PVA; Linked incubation model (daily, within spawning season) provides output estimates by hydrologic year type to annual PVA.  Focus on ‘meta’-population dynamics as influenced by dams, trashracks, passage; population genetics

Jager et al. 2001-2006

Idaho Power Co.

Mature

Pallid sturgeon

Missouri & Yellowstone Rivers

2001

C

River segment

PVA; Hybridization with shovelnose; hatchery inputs

Report

ORNL

Requires further development

American badger

Oklahoma prairie

2003

C++

Nested cells, territories

PVA; Effect of petroleum infrastructure on habitat for a territorial mammal (fragmentation)

Jager, Carr, Efroymson 2005;

PERF

Moderate

Sage grouse

Utah

2006

C++

Nested cells

Effect of petroleum infrastructure on a social bird, flocking behavior, environmental stochasticity

Report;

BLM-DOE

Moderate

Shortnose sturgeon

Ogeechee River, GA

2010

C++

2D unregulated coastal river; temperature, salinity, DO effects

Source-sink dynamics, salinity tolerance, habitat requirements; social behavior

Report

SERDP

Moderate