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Cost-effectiveness of the streamflow-gaging program in Minnesota

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Cost-effectiveness of the streamflow-gaging program in Minnesota; 1989; WRI; 88-4129; Winterstein, T. A.; Arntson, A. D.

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A three-step analysis of the cost-effectiveness of the streamflow-gaging program in Minnesota is documented in this report. In the first step of the analysis, the data uses and funding sources were identified for the 96 continuous-record streamflow-gaging stations operated in 1985. Nineteen sources of funding and 42 uses were identified for the data collected in this program. Two stations were identified as producing data no longer sufficiently needed to warrant continuing their operation. Three other stations were identified as having uses specific to short-term studies. One station was destroyed in 1985. It is recommended that the remaining 90 station be maintained in the program for the foreseeable future. In the second step, multiple-linear-regression [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/wri884129
series unknown Water-Resources Investigations Report

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