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Summary of monitoring findings for Fiscal Year 2001 Long Term Resource Monitoring Program of the Upper Mississippi River System


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The Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (LTRMP), a component of the Environmental Management Program for the Upper Mississippi River System, is administered by the U.S. Geological Survey's Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The LTRMP supports six field stations operated by state agencies in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin ( Figure 1) to collect most of the monitoring data. Data on important ecosystem components, including water quality, vegetation, macroinvertebrates, and fish, are obtained using standardized operating procedures. Monitoring activities focus primarily on six study areas: Navigation Pools 4, 8, 13, and 26 and Open River on the Mississippi River and La Grange [...]



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