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Bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data of the Sacramento River, from the Feather River to Knights Landing, California in February, 2011

Dates

Publication Date
Date Collected
2011-02-01

Citation

Finlayson, D.P., Smith, D.L., Mulvey, B.M., Jaffe, B.E., Fregoso, T.A., and Reiss, T.E., 2017, Bathymetric and acoustic backscatter data of the Sacramento River, from the Feather River to Knights Landing, California in February, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F72B8W65.

Summary

Abstract On February 1, 2011, the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (PCMSC) team carried out a project using interferometric sidescan sonar to characterize the riverbed and channel banks of a 12 mile reach of the Sacramento River near the town of Knights Landing, California (River Mile 79 through River Mile 91). The project was developed in coordination with David Smith, Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) of the US Army Corps of Engineers, and Brian Mulvey, Sacramento District Environmental Planning Section of the US Army Corps of Engineers as part of an effort to aid in understanding fish response to the creation of safe habitat associated with levee restoration efforts in two 1.5 mile reaches of the Sacramento [...]

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SacRiverBackScatter2011.png
“Backscatter survey”
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SacRiverBathyDEM2011.png
“Bathymetry survey”
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Methods_Summary_for_Data_Release_Survey_S-03-11-CA.pdf
“Methods Summary”
1.26 MB

Purpose

These data are intended for science researchers, students, policy makers, and the general public. These data can be used with geographic information systems or other software to identify bathymetric features.

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