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Chemical and geophysical data collected along Oh-be-joyful Creek, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2017-08-20
End Date
2018-08-03

Citation

M.A. Briggs, 2018, Chemical and geophysical data collected along Oh-be-joyful Creek, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F71Z42NF.

Summary

As part of their Watershed Function Scientific Focus Area (SFA), Berkeley Lab and its collaborating institutions (e.g., USGS) have established a "Community Watershed" in the headwaters of the East River near Crested Butte, Colorado (USA), designed to quantify processes impacting the ability of mountainous systems to retain and release water, nutrients, carbon, and metals. The ongoing research spans a range of scales from hillslope to catchment to basin, with surface water and groundwater linking multiple geomorphic compartments. A major goal of this SFA research is to generate a transferable understanding of mountain hillslope to river dissolved nutrient, carbon, and metals transport, integrating extensive and novel field observations [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Martin A Briggs
Originator :
Martin A Briggs
Metadata Contact :
Martin A Briggs
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Water - Office of Planning and Programming
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase

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Purpose

These data were collected to better understand how groundwater discharges impact water quality along Oh-be-joyful Creek and other mountain headwater streams.

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