Return to Proposal Finder FY 2001 Ongoing Proposal 199302900

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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Budgets for planning/design phase
Section 5. Budgets for construction/implementation phase
Section 6. Budgets for operations/maintenance phase
Section 7. Budgets for monitoring/evaluation phase
Section 8. Budget Summary

Reviews and Recommendations
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Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Survival Estimates for the Passage of Juvenile Salmonids Through Snake and Columbia River Dams and Reservoirs
BPA Project Proposal Number 199302900
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
National Marine Fisheries Service
Business acronym (if appropriate) NMFS
 

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name William D. Muir
Mailing Address NWFSC, Fish Ecology Division, 2725 Montlake Boulevard, East
City, State, Zip Seattle, WA 98112-2097
Phone 5095382626
Fax 5095382272
E-mail bill.muir@noaa.gov
 
Manager of program authorizing this project Dr. John G. Williams
 
Review Cycle FY 2001 Ongoing
Province Systemwide
Subbasin Systemwide
 
Short Description Provide precise measurements of survival of juvenile salmon as they pass through dams and reservoirs in the Snake and Columbia Rivers
Target Species


Project Location

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Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal


Biological Outcomes of this project: By providing estimates of inriver survival each year, managers will be better able to evaluate strategies used to increase smolt survival. Estimates of survival through particular reaches (between dams or hatcheries and dams) can be used to pinpoint areas of concern that need improvement. The biological outcome will be improved smolt survival during downstream migration.
Biological Data: Annual estimates of survival through individual reaches of the Snake and Columbia Rivers for each species will be provided to measure the region's success at improving downstream smolt survival.


CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): anadromous


Section 2. Past Accomplishments

Year Accomplishment
1997 Estimated survival for yearling chinook salmon and steelhead from above Lower Granite Dam to the tailrace of Bonneville Dam and reaches between.
Estimated survival for hatchery subyearling fall chinook salmon from above Lower Granite Dam to Lower Monumental Dam and quantified relationships among survival, travel time, and environmental variables.
Determined areas of loss and delay for yearling chinook salmon between the hatchery and the head of Lower Granite Reservoir for Lookingglass hatchery fish using combination radio/PIT tags.
1998 Estimated survival for yearling chinook salmon and steelhead from above Lower Granite Dam to the tailrace of Bonneville Dam and reaches between.
Estimated survival for hatchery subyearling fall chinook salmon from above Lower Granite Dam to Lower Monumental Dam and quantified relationships among survival, travel time, and environmental variables.
Estimated survival through McNary Dam's bypass system for yearling chinook salmon.
Determined areas of loss and delay for yearling chinook salmon between the hatchery and the head of Lower Granite Reservoir for Lookingglass hatchery fish using combination radio/PIT tags.
1999 Estimated survival for yearling chinook salmon and steelhead from above Lower Granite Dam to the tailrace of Bonneville Dam and reaches between.
Estimated survival for hatchery subyearling fall chinook salmon from above Lower Granite Dam to Lower Monumental Dam and quantified relationships among survival, travel time, and environmental variables.
Estimated survival through McNary Dam's bypass system and from the tailrace of McNary Dam to the tailrace of John Day Dam for river run subyearling fall chinook salmon.


Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information


Section 4. Budget for Planning and Design Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Determine numbers of fish of each species to be PIT-tagged based on scale of other tagging efforts in the basin. a. Determine numbers of PIT-tagged fish to be released by other researchers for each species. $ 10,900  
1. b. Determine numbers of fish to be PIT-tagged by this project, combined with fish tagged by others, to estimate survival with acceptable precision. $ 10,900  
2. Obtain necessary Endangered Species Act and other permits to conduct study. a. Apply for ESA Section 10 permit (or modify current permit) to conduct planned study. $ 11,300  
2. b. Apply for state (Oregon and Washington) Scientific Collection Permits to conduct planned study. $ 5,800  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Planning and Design Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$ 40,000 $ 40,000 $ 40,000 $ 40,000


Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Provide annual estimates of survival for spring-migrating juvenile salmonids through Snake and Columbia River dams and reservoirs. a. PIT-tag and release juvenile salmonids at Lower Granite Dam as needed. $105,300  
1. b. Estimate detection and survival probabilities (with standard errors) for above releases. $106,600  
1. c. Estimate survival for PIT-tagged fish released in other studies in the basin (hatcheries, traps, etc.). $100,000 x
2. Estimate survival through longer reaches of the Snake and Columbia Rivers. a. Evaluate post-detection bypass survival at new PIT tag facilities. $ 37,700  
2. b. Explore use of additional PIT tag detection sites (such as PIT tag towed array system, recoveries from Rice Island Caspian Tern colony) in survival estimation. $ 41,400  
3. Partition mortality between release at hatcheries (and natal streams for wild fish) and the head of Lower Granite Reservoir. a. Deploy a series of streambed flat-plate PIT tag detectors in tributaries above Lower Granite Dam. $ 61,600  
3. b. Estimate survival through tributaries for wild and hatchery fish. $ 64,500  
4. Estimate survival of subyearling fall chinook salmon migrating through the Snake and Columbia Rivers. a. Release PIT-tagged Lyons Ferry Hatchery subyearling fall chinook salmon into the free-flowing Snake and Clearwater Rivers. $133,000  
4. b. Estimate their survival through the Snake River and compare to estimates of survival for wild migrants in this reach. $ 65,200  
4. c. PIT tag and release river run (mostly wild) fall chinook salmon at McNary Dam in the bypass system and tailrace. $305,200  
4. d. Estimate their survival through the bypass system at McNary Dam and through the lower Columbia River. $ 60,200  
5. Explore relationships between smolt survival through the Snake and Columbia Rivers and flow, travel time, temperature, and dam operations using a long-term data set. a. Correlate survival estimates with flow, travel time, temperature, turbidity, and dam operations for individual years and over multiple years. $ 75,100  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Construction and Implementation Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$1,160,000 $1,160,000 $1,160,000 $1,160,000


Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Operations and Maintenance Phase

n/a or no information


Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

n/a or no information


Section 8. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2001 Cost
Personnel FTE: 0.27 $ 20,900
Fringe $ 4,700
Indirect $ 13,300
Personnel FTE: 5.00 $313,700
Fringe $ 68,300
Supplies $ 53,500
Travel $ 58,200
Indirect $207,100
PIT tags # of tags: 100000 $240,000
Subcontractor $215,000
Total Itemized Budget $1,194,700


Total estimated budget

Total FY 2001 project cost $1,194,700
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2001 budget request $1,194,700
FY 2001 forecast from 2000 $1,200,000
% change from forecast - 0.4%


Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable


Reason for change in scope

Not applicable


Cost Sharing

Not applicable
 

Outyear Budget Totals

2002 2003 2004 2005
Planning and design $ 40,000 $ 40,000 $ 40,000 $ 40,000
Construction/implementation $1,160,000 $1,160,000 $1,160,000 $1,160,000
Total Outyear Budgets $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000
 

Other Budget Explanation

Not applicable


Reviews and Recommendations

This information was not provided on the original proposals, but was generated during the review process.

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Ongoing Funding: yes; New Funding: no
Date:
Jul 14, 2000
2001
$1,194,700
Comment:
There is no change in scope of work or budget.

NWPPC Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Fund
Date:
Sep 13, 2000
2001
$1,194,700
Comment:

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
expense
Date:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
$1,884,200
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
$1,884,200
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
$1,884,200
Sponsor (NOAA Fisheries) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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