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Phytoplankton data for Cheney Reservoir near Cheney, Kansas, June 2001 through September 2020


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Kramer, A.R., 2021, Phytoplankton data for Cheney Reservoir near Cheney, Kansas, June 2001 through September 2020: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Data Release provides phytoplankton data collected from Cheney Reservoir, Kansas, during June 2001 through September 2020. 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 the long-term sampling site on Cheney Reservoir located near the dam (USGS station identification number 07144790). Phytoplankton were identified to the lowest possible taxonomic level and abundance (density) [...]


Point of Contact :
Ariele R Kramer
Process Contact :
Ariele R Kramer
Originator :
Ariele R Kramer
Metadata Contact :
Ariele R Kramer
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
Kansas Water Science Center

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The data were collected by the USGS Kansas Water Science Center, in cooperation with the City of Wichita, as part of the Cheney Reservoir and Watershed water-quality study. For more information on other datasets collected at this long-term site, see the "Cheney Reservoir and Watershed Water Quality Studies" webpage at the USGS Kansas Water Science Center website (

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DOI doi:10.5066/P9UGEZPT

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