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Phytoplankton data for the Kansas River and tributaries, July 2012 through February 2017


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Kramer, A.R., Williams, T.J., and Mahoney, M.D., 2018, Phytoplankton data for the Kansas River and tributaries, July 2012 through February 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data Release provides phytoplankton data collected from the Kansas River and tributaries, during July 2012 through February 2017. All data are reported as raw calculated values and are not rounded to USGS significant figures. This data release was produced in compliance with the 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 routine and quality assurance/quality control samples collected at two locations along the Kansas River (USGS station numbers 06887500, 06892350) and three tributary sites (USGS station numbers 06857100, 06887000, 06890900). Phytoplankton were identified to the [...]


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The data were collected by the USGS Kansas Water Science Center, in cooperation with the Kansas Water Office, City of Olathe, City of Lawrence, City of Topeka, and WaterOne, as part of a study to characterize water-quality conditions in the Kansas River. For more information on other datasets collected at these sites, see the "Kansas River Algal Studies" webpage at the USGS Kansas Water Science Center website (

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DOI doi:10.5066/P9EVITTP

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