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Development of computational fluid dynamics--habitat suitability (CFD-HSI) models to identify potential passage--Challenge zones for migratory fishes in the Penobscot River

Proposed removal of dams will change the characteristics of stream flow and will affect fish that swim upstream to spawn. A mathematical model of the river flow tells us where the likely problems will be located and how the flow will change.

by Haro, Alexander J.; Dudley, Robert W.; and Chelminski, Michael
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3073
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Fish, Human impacts, Hydrology, Mathematical modeling, Migratory species, Streamflow, Dam sites
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Lower Penobscot
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