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Monitoring suspended sediment for dam removal

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The U.S. Geological Survey is monitoring suspended sediment transport at the Patapsco River Simkins dam removal site in Maryland. Faith Fitzpatrick (USGS), William Banks (USGS Maryland Water Science Center) and Michael Myers (USGS Maryland Water Science Center) discuss the USGS sampling techniques and gear used to monitor suspended sediment and why it is important to measure sediment transport during dam removal.




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