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Stephen Huddleston

Hydrologic Technician

California Water Science Center

Office Phone: 916-278-3165

California District Office - Placer Hall
Placer Hall
6000 J Street
Sacramento , CA 95819-6129

Supervisor: Jeremy C McHugh
Field observations of water and suspended-sediment fluxes at the Golden Gate were made over one ebb tide and one flood tide on three occasions: 1) 21-22 March 2016, following a large storm event that triggered the first flow into Yolo Bypass flood control structure since 2011; 2) 23 June of 2016, during a period of low freshwater inflow and 3) 27-28 February 2017, following several large storms of the wettest winter in northern California in recorded history. On each occasion, flux of water and suspended sediment were estimated using data from a boat-mounted acoustic Doppler current profiler. This instrument provided high-resolution velocity and acoustic backscatter (ABS) data at a cross-section (“transect”) near...
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