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          Video Library

          Workshop library

          Adult Salmon Detections

          Author Title
          Sandy Downing Comparison of three methods for determining antenna replacement criteria Abstract Presentation
          Steve Anglea Evaluation of the PIT Tag Detection Arrays in the Priest Rapids Dam Adult Ladders Abstract Presentation
          Shane Bickford An Evaluation of the Wells Dam Adult PIT Tag Interrogation System Abstract Presentation
          Sandy Downing Overview of the Performance of PIT Tag Interrogation Systems for Adult Salmonids Abstract Presentation


          Author Title
          Polly Rankin Using PIT Tags in a Wild Marine Fish to Directly Estimate Exploitation Rate Abstract Presentation
          Mike Hawbecker Custom Data Applications used to Integrate PIT Tag Information with Study-specific Data Abstract Presentation
          Bill Bosch Using PIT tags to evaluate survival of kelt steelhead in the Yakima River Basin Abstract Presentation
          Charmane Ashbrook Using PIT tags to evaluate survival of spring chinook captured in commercial gear Abstract Presentation
          Paul Ocker MCN Transportation Study for mid-Columbia Hatchery Fish Abstract Presentation
          Brad Ryan Use of PIT Tags to Evaluate Predation by Colonial Waterbirds on Juvenile Salmonids Abstract Presentation
          Chris Peery Use of known-source salmon to evaluate homing and survival of adult migrants Abstract Presentation

          Next Generation Transceiver Development

          Author Title
          Sean Casey High Q Interrogation - BON PH2 Corner Collector; New PIT Tags Abstract
          Joe Zydlewski New PIT Tags / Collision Analysis / Approval Process Abstract Presentation
          Sean Casey Next Generation (Gen 2) Reader; Multiplexor Technology; Single-Use Injectors Abstract

          Small Stream Installations

          Author Title
          Alex Haro New Applications and Potential Standards for Fish Passage Evaluation Abstract Presentation
          Gayle Zydlewski Development of Small Stream PIT Tag Interrogation Units for Imperiled CRB Trout Abstract Presentation
          Ian Jezorek In-stream detection of resident salmonids in the White Salmon River Watershed Abstract Presentation
          Luther Way In-Situ Verification of Mobile PIT Tag Detection Systems Abstract Presentation
          Steve Achord In-stream monitoring of wild juvenile salmonids in Valley Creek, Idaho Abstract Presentation
          Vince Tranquilli Tracking a High Risk Fluvial Bull Trout Population with Half-duplex PIT Tags Abstract Presentation
          Bruce Hansen Ecological Criteria for Prioritization of Culvert Replacement Abstract Presentation

          Survival Models

          Author Title
          Charlie Paulsen Methods to compare multi-year and multi-site differences in survival rates Abstract Presentation
          Doug Neeley Using Expanded Passage Estimates to Estimate Survival Indices Abstract Presentation
          Ben Sandford Survival Estimation Using Estimated Daily Detection Probabilities Abstract Presentation
          Steve Smith NMFS, PTAGIS, SNKTRP, CJS, and SURPH Abstract Presentation
          Tom Berggren Experiences in Handling PTAGIS Data in the Comparative Survival Study Abstract Presentation

          Data Management

          Author Title
          Dave Marvin PTAGIS: The first 20 years Abstract Presentation
          Craig White Next Generation PTAGIS Web Reporting Abstract Presentation
          John Tenney Development of the M4 Interrogation Application: a comprehensive approach Abstract Presentation
          Jody White An integrated system for real-time site monitoring, data management and data analysis at automated PIT antenna array sites Abstract
          Josh Murauskas How to Acquire Sum Information on Historical PIT-tagging Efforts in the Columbia Basin Abstract Presentation
          Ryan Richmond Methods and techniques used to improve the data quality of a survival study Abstract Presentation

          Data Modeling and Analysis

          Author Title
          Tiffani Marsh Combining PIT Tags & Scale Reading to Better Understand the Life History of Snake River Fall Chinook Abstract Presentation
          Brice Semmens Bayesian estimation of population-specific Snake River Adult Escapement based on PIT tag data and window counts Abstract
          Rebecca Buchanan Investigating Migratory Processes using Program ROSTER Abstract Presentation
          Ben Sandford Examining the effects of juvenile migration timing on adult age of Columbia River salmon Abstract Presentation
          Nick Bouwes Using mobile and passive antennas to improve estimates of survival, tracking of movement, and habitat use of salmonids Abstract

          Detection Methods

          Author Title
          Dave Marvin Designing, Operating, and Maintaining Robust PIT tag Interrogation Systems at Fish Passage Facilities Abstract Presentation
          Matt Morris Evolution and Design of PIT-Tag Antenna Efficiency Testing Techniques Abstract Presentation
          Jason Vogel Steelhead and Chinook Abundance Monitoring Utilizing PIT Tag Arrays Abstract Presentation
          Amy Cook New Observations in PIT tag Detection Data Collected with a Surface Trawl in the Columbia River Estuary Abstract Presentation
          Steve Anglea New PIT Tag Detection at the Rocky Reach Dam Juvenile Fish Bypass Abstract

          New Technologies

          Author Title
          Heiden Bliss History and development of Pre-loaded Single Use Injectors Abstract Presentation
          Sandra Downing New PIT tag technologies Abstract Presentation
          Sandra Downing Development of an Ogee-based PIT-tag Detection System for Spillbays Abstract Presentation
          Scott McCutcheon Comparison of Preloaded Single Use Injector to Multiple Use Injectors Abstract Presentation
          Chris Caudill The use of PIT tags to evaluate passage of adult Pacific lamprey at Columbia and Snake river dams Abstract Presentation

          Resource Management Implications

          Author Title
          Al Giorgi Status of regional PIT-tag coordination efforts Abstract Presentation
          Matt MesaDevelopment Of Standard Protocols for PIT-tagging Juvenile Lampreys MMesa_Abstract.pdf
          Kirk Schroeder Looking for Pieces of the Puzzle: Life History of Spring Chinook Salmon in the Willamette Basin Abstract Presentation
          Jason Vogel Snake Basin Hatchery and Harvest Management Coordination: Tools for Building Consensus Abstract Presentation
          Dan Rawding PIT tag sampling of treaty and commercial fisheries in the Lower Columbia River Abstract
          Jeff Fryer Conversion rates of adult sockeye between Bonneville Dam and the Wenatchee and Okanogan Basins Abstract Presentation

          RM&E Applications

          Author Title
          Bradley Cramer The Use of Digital Imagery and Mobile Computers in PIT Tag Studies Abstract Presentation
          Bob Magie Mobile SbyC Deployment and Testing in 2010 Abstract
          Brett Bowersox Utilizing PIT-tag Technology to Monitor White Sturgeon in the Hell’s Canyon Reach of the Snake River, Idaho Abstract
          Carla Hurlbert COE Walla Walla District Planned Usage of PIT Tags for Research Studies in the Snake and Columbia rivers Abstract Presentation
          Curt Dotson Investigation of Avian Predation upon Salmonid Smolts with the Use of an Active/PIT Tag Combination Abstract Presentation
          Dan Rawding Comparison of PIT tag detection rates in adult salmon and steelhead with various handheld transceivers and antennasdrawding_abstract_1.pdf
          Jeff Fryer The use of PIT tag imprinted video images in CRITFC adult and juvenile salmon research at Bonneville Dam Abstract Presentation
          Matt Nesbit Instream PIT-Tag detection efficiencies under various river conditions Abstract
          Scott Sebring Relative Vulnerability of PIT-Tagged Subyearling Fall Chinook to Avian Predation in the Columbia River Estuary Abstract Presentation
          Lance Clarke Migration and survival of a new line of summer steelhead derived from hatchery parents collected in the Grande Ronde River Abstract

          Tag Effects

          Author Title
          Eric Janney Direct assessment of the effects of capturing and marking animals on post-release survival Abstract
          Curt Knudsen Short- and long-term impacts of PIT tags on hatchery Fall and Spring Chinook Abstract
          Steve Smith Effects of PIT Tags on the survival of Salmon River wild Chinook Abstract
          Scott McCutcheon Methods to mitigate tagging effects Abstract Presentation
          John Cassinelli The Use of PIT Tags to Monitor Adult Chinook Salmon Returns to Idaho Abstract Presentation

          Data Management and Coordination

          Author Title
          Benjamin Warren From needles to numbers: electronic data collection and data exchange of steelhead smolt counts, biological data, and passive integrated transponder tag codes Presentation
          Samuel Haffey A model for improved data access through an integrated data management system Presentation
          Al Giorgi The PIT Tag Forecaster; a new database system to aid investigators and managers Presentation

          Data Modeling and Analysis

          Author Title
          Thomas Buehrens Estimates of salmon and steelhead harvest rates in lower Columbia River fisheries based on the recovery of passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags Presentation
          Michael B. Ward Multi‐state model of Entiat River spring Chinook to estimate seasonal survival and outmigration rate Presentation
          Dan Rawding Columbia River steelhead life cycle modeling based on PIT tags Presentation
          Rebecca Buchanan TribPit: estimating salmonid cohort survival during juvenile outmigration Presentation
          Chris Bare Estimating Chinook escapement in the John Day River basin using a mark‐recapture approach Presentation
          Benjamin Sandford Examining the effects of juvenile migration timing, hydropower‐system passage type, and environmental factors on adult age‐at‐return of PIT‐tagged Snake River spring/summer Chinook salmon Presentation

          Detection Methods

          Author Title
          Mark C. McKinstry Development and testing of a floating PIT tag antenna detection system Presentation
          Matthew S. Morris A 2.4‐ by 6.1‐m flexible antenna for detecting full‐duplex passive integrated transponder tagged fish Presentation
          David W. Speas Use of submersible PIT antennas to augment endangered fish active‐capture surveys Presentation
          Gordon Axel Evaluation of a prototype spillway transceiver Presentation
          N. Phil Peterson Vertical antenna arrays: A prototype system for full water column detection Presentation
          Gabriel Kopp Expanding from creeks to hydroelectric diversion facilities – construction and in situ evaluation of large half‐duplex PIT tag antennas to evaluate fish entrainment at high velocity water diversions Presentation
          Robert Stewart PIT tag reader synchronization, multiplexing and data logging innovations Presentation
          Steve Anglea Biomark's IS1001‐MTS reader platform ‐ into the river Presentation

          Open Forum on Tributary Detection Infrastructure

          Author Title
          Chris Jordan Longterm planning for design, implementation and maintenance of instream detection systems across the Columbia Basin Presentation

          Openning Presentations

          Author Title
          Tiffani Marsh A review of the 2014 Marking Procedures Manual Presentation
          John Tenney Recent PTAGIS accomplishments and future direction Presentation

          Other PIT Tag Applications

          Author Title
          Mark C. McKinstry Use of PIT tag antennas to test a weir designed to reduce entrainment of endangered fish in canals Presentation
          Dalton Hance The use of PIT tags in small streams and non‐migratory fish Presentation
          Kevin Poole Monitoring fluvial bull trout migration and movements in the Lemhi River Subbasin, Idaho: integrating PIT tag technology with radio telemetry Presentation
          Richard D. Ledgerwood Sturgeon site fidelity near a pile dike in the Columbia River Estuary Presentation
          Rolland R. O'Connor Evaluation of prototype fish passage structures in the Lower Granite Dam juvenile fish bypass system – juvenile Pacific lamprey results 2013‐2014 Presentation

          P4 Preview

          Author Title
          John Tenney Next generation tagging software and data model preview Presentation


          Author Title
          Michael Herr Assessing spatial and temporal distribution of spawning adult summer steelhead using PIT interrogation data Presentation
          Siena Lopez‐Johnston Cascades Island Lamprey Passage Structure: evaluating passage and migration following structure modifications
          Patrick A. Monk & Jeff Thomas Evaluating adult bull trout passage at Clear Creek Dam, Yakima County, WA
          Jeffrey K. Fryer Experiments in the use of video to monitor outmigrating Columbia River juvenile salmonids at Bonneville and McNary Dams
          Kurt Steinke Performance of Biomark's IS1001 transceiver by antenna wire type and tag duplex type Presentation
          Rob Randall Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) use of the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge Wetland Complex, 2013‐2014
          Skyeler Folks Telemetry applications in the Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada Presentation
          PTAGIS Columbia Basin PIT Tag Information System Presentation
          PTAGIS You've Been Busy in 2014! Presentation
          PTAGIS Adult ladder PIT tag detection efficiency 2014 Presentation

          Research and Monitoring Applications

          Author Title
          Ethan Crawford Utilizing PIT tags to assess spatial and temporal distribution of spawning adult summer steelhead in Asotin Creek, Washington Presentation
          Nicholas Albrecht Seasonal usage of off-channel habitats in the Entiat River by juvenile Chinook salmon Presentation
          David W. Speas Use of a passive interrogation array to evaluate entrainment of endangered fish in an irrigation canal Presentation
          John Winkowski Summer movements of juvenile salmonids in the upper Chehalis River Presentation
          Trevor Johnson Population and individual-level metrics for over-wintering juvenile Coho in three adjacent tributaries in the lower Columbia River Presentation
          Patrick J. Connolly New approaches afforded by PIT tag technology have yielded important answers about fish behavior and habitat needs Presentation
          Josh Murauskas Use of passive integrated transponder technology to improve hatchery mitigation in the Columbia River Basin Presentation
          Gabriel M. Temple Understanding O. mykiss life history diversity using a combination of PIT tags and genetic parentage assignments Presentation

          Tag Effects

          Author Title
          Michael B. Ward Tagging size restrictions: evidence for effect on survival of fish less than 60 mm and effect on survival estimates Presentation
          Jeffrey K. Fryer Experiments in double tagging (coded wire tag plus PIT tag) juvenile Hanford Reach fall Chinook salmon Presentation
          Craig Rabe, Kenneth F. Tiffan Survival, growth, and tag retention in age‐0 Chinook salmon implanted with 8.0 mm, 9.0 mm, and 12.0 mm PIT tags Presentation
          Keith B. DeHart Comparing detectability of 9 and 12mm PIT tags in the Middle Fork John Day River Presentation
          Jeffrey K. Fryer Effects of PIT tagging upstream migrating adult Columbia Basin sockeye salmon Presentation