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Characterization of water residence time, nutrients, phytoplankton and related water quality constituents in the Cache Slough Complex of the California Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in 2017 and 2018

December 8, 2021

Data was collected in the Cache Slough Complex located in the northern San Francisco Estuary to characterize water quality parameters at high spatial resolution. Data collection was conducted on three separate occasions: October 2017, May 2018, and October 2018. Data set includes nitrate, ammonium, ortho-phosphate, dissolved organic carbon, temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, chlorophyll, stable isotopes including water isotopes. Measurements were used to calculate evaporation to inflow ratios and water residence time.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Characterization of water residence time, nutrients, phytoplankton and related water quality constituents in the Cache Slough Complex of the California Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in 2017 and 2018
DOI 10.5066/P951HXFE
Authors Katy O'Donnell, Brian Bergamaschi, Tamara Kraus, Bryan Downing, Elizabeth Stumpner, Angela Hansen, Alan Gelber, Jessa Rego, Sharon Gosselink, Joseph K Fackrell, Megan B Young, Carol Kendall, Jeniffer Soto Perez
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization California Water Science Center