Monitoring the Water Quality of the Nation's Large Rivers: Columbia River Basin NASQAN Program

@inproceedings{Kelly1998MonitoringTW,
  title={Monitoring the Water Quality of the Nation's Large Rivers: Columbia River Basin NASQAN Program},
  author={Valerie J. Kelly and Richard P. Hooper},
  year={1998}
}
  • Valerie J. Kelly, Richard P. Hooper
  • Published 1998
  • Environmental Science
  • In 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Stream Quality Accounting Network (NASQAN) Program began monitoring the water quality of the Columbia River Basin, applying a basinwide approach in order to understand water quality on a regional scale. A primary objective of the Columbia NASQAN Program is to provide an ongoing characterization of the concentrations and mass flux (amount of material or load passing a location per unit time, generally expressed as tons per day) of sediment… CONTINUE READING

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