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Integrated investigations of environmental effects of historical mining in the Animas River Watershed, San Juan County, Colorado

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Integrated Investigations of Environmental Effects of Historical Mining in the Animas River Watershed, San Juan County, Colorado; 2007; PP; 1651; Edited by Church, Stanley E.; Von Guerard, Paul; Finger, Susan E.

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This publication comprises a Volume Contents of chapters (listed below) and a CD-ROM of data (contents shown in column at right). The Animas River watershed in southwest Colorado is one of many watersheds in the western United States where historical mining has left a legacy of acid mine drainage and elevated concentrations of potentially toxic trace elements in surface streams. U.S. Geological Survey scientists have completed a major assessment of the environmental effects of historical mining in the Animas River watershed focusing on the area upstream of Silverton, Colo.?the Mineral Creek, Cement Creek, and upper Animas River basins. The study demonstrated how the watershed approach can be used to assess and rank mining-affected [...]

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