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Grain size data from the Carmel River, central California, 2013 to 2021 (ver. 2.0, March 2022)


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East, A., Harrison, L.R., Smith, D.P., Bond, R., Logan, J., Nicol, C., and Chow, K., 2017, River-channel topography, grain size, and turbidity records from the Carmel River, California, before, during, and after removal of San Clemente Dam (ver. 2.0, March 2022): U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This data release supersedes version 1, published in 2017 under Please see Version_History_P9HG8UDS.txt below for more information. Pebble-count data were collected during summer surveys (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021) at ten sites along the Carmel River, California. Grain-size measurements were made at four to six transects per site using a 0.5 by 0.5 m sampling frame, with approximately 100 sediment-particle counts per transect. Each transect was defined by coordinates on the left and right sides of the river, and sediment grain sizes were measured at five equally spaced locations within the bankfull channel on the transect defined by those endpoint coordinates (see accompanying [...]


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Carmel_2013to2021_GrainSize.csv 32.85 KB text/csv
“Photograph of Carmel River near Sleepy Hollow reach.”
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Data were collected to study changes to the Carmel River, central California, associated with the removal of the San Clemente Dam.

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