This USGS data release presents tabular data and photos used to determine (1) the duration of flow, subsurface temperature, and concurrent infiltration along an ephemeral channel and (2) vertical change of soil moisture, texture, and pore-water chemistry in the unsaturated zone at selected locations. The data were collected to investigate the feasibility of managed aquifer recharge (MAR) for aquifer storage and recovery in Bedell Flat hydrographic area, Nevada. The supplemental data consist of 4 tabular datasets and time-lapse photographs of discharge events. Data in this release include: (1) Bird Springs channel site location information (tabular data), (2) Bird Springs channel stream stage and subsurface temperature data (tabular data), (3) Bird Springs channel temperature and flow sensor data; the latter dataset is uncalibrated electrical conductivity (EC) data used to determine the duration of stream discharge (tabular data), (4) Bird Springs channel time-lapse photographs (digital photographs), and (5) Soil moisture, texture, and chemical compositions of water extractions from bulk sediments and cores from Bedell Flat (tabular data).
|Title||Supplemental Data: Surface Infiltration and Unsaturated Zone Characterization in Support of Managed Aquifer Recharge in Bedell Flat, Washoe County, Nevada|
|Authors||David W Smith, Ramon C Naranjo, Todd G Caldwell, Kyle E O'Connor|
|Product Type||Data Release|
|Record Source||USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog|
|USGS Organization||Nevada Water Science Center|