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Phytoplankton data for Milford Lake, Kansas, July 27 and August 31, 2015


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King, L.R., Foster, G.M., and Graham, J.L., 2016, Phytoplankton data for Milford Lake, Kansas, July 27 and August 31, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release provides phytoplankton data collected from Milford Lake, Kansas, during July 27 and August 31, 2015. This data release was produced in compliance with the federal open-data requirements as a way to make scientific products associated with USGS research efforts and publications available to the public. The dataset includes all samples collected at three long-term U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites on Milford Lake. Phytoplankton were identified to the lowest possible taxonomic level and abundance (density) and biovolume are reported.


Point of Contact :
Lindsey R King
Originator :
Lindsey R King, Guy M Foster, Jennifer L Graham
Metadata Contact :
Lindsey R King
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Kansas Water Science Center

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Milford_Phytoplankton_Data.csv 9.33 KB
Milford_Phytoplankton_Data.xlsx 15.83 KB
Milford_Phytoplankton_Read_Me.csv 1.68 KB
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These data were collected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, as part of a study to evaluate the spatial variability of harmful algal blooms in Milford Lake, Kansas. These data are published in support of the USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5168 (

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DOI doi:10.5066/F7RX9971

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