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Cladophora biomass and supporting data collected in the Great Lakes, 2020

July 9, 2021

This dataset records Cladophora and associated submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) biomass collected during the growing season of 2020 at stations located along the U.S. shoreline of Lakes Michigan, Huron, and Erie. It also records a variety of supporting data collected at Cladophora measurement stations. These supporting data include: - measurements of Secchi disk depth and water chemistry; - water column profiles of temperature, specific conductivity, turbidity, pH, phycocyanin, chlorophyll, and dissolved oxygen; - diver observations of SAV, dreissenid mussels, round goby abundance, and substrate properties; - measurements of dreissenid mussel abundance and size class distribution coincident with SAV biomass; - and information about sampling locations and operations. Similar data were collected at several of the same transects within four Great Lakes in 2018 and 2019 and are available at (2018) and (2019)

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Cladophora biomass and supporting data collected in the Great Lakes, 2020
DOI 10.5066/P9O9FSTT
Authors Katarzyna Przybyla-Kelly, Meredith Nevers, Dawn Shively, Ginger Carter, Megan Lewan, Kaylee Picard, Ashley Spoljaric, Danielle Szymkowski, Emily Wimmer, Mary Anne Evans
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Great Lakes Science Center