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Sources of Pathogens, Nutrients, and Sediment in the Upper Little River Basin, Kentucky (2012-14)

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2012-11-01
End Date
2014-11-30

Citation

Crain, A.S., Cherry, M.A., Williamson, T.N., and Bunch, A.R., 2017, Sources of Pathogens, Nutrients, and Sediment in the Upper Little River Basin, Kentucky (2012-14): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7ZS2TPW.

Summary

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Little River Water-Quality Consortium (LRWQC), collected water samples at 19 sites in the upper Little River Basin, Kentucky, from November 1, 2012 to November 30, 2014. This digital dataset contains site information, analyzing laboratories and methods, and water chemistry for these samples. Water chemistry results include concentrations of nutrients, suspended sediment, dual-nitrate isotopes, Escherichia coli, and microbial-source genetic markers.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Angie S. Crain
Originator :
Angie S. Crain, Mac A. Cherry, Tanja N. Williamson, Aubrey R. Bunch
Metadata Contact :
Angie S. Crain
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water
SDC Data Owner :
Indiana-Kentucky Water Science Center

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Table1_Site_Information.csv 1.88 KB
Table2_Water_quality_data.csv 83.02 KB
Table3_Microbial_source_genetic_marker_data.csv 9.64 KB
Table4_Sediment_fingerprinting_data.csv 6.62 KB
Sources_of_Pathogens_Nutrients_and_Sediment_in_the_Upper_Little_River_Basin_Kentucky_2012_14.xml
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Purpose

The objectives of the study were to identify potential sources of fecal-indicator bacteria, nitrate, and suspended sediment, inform the Total Maximum Daily Load process, and aid in the implementation of effective watershed management activities in the upper Little River Basin with the main focus of source identification being the South Fork Little River Basin. The data collected to fulfill these objectives identify and quantify fecal-indicator bacteria, nitrate, and sediment.

Additional Information

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IPDS https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier IP-085042
DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7ZS2TPW

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