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The influence of Lake Powell on the suspended sediment-phosphorus dynamics of the Colorado River inflow to Lake Mead

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Title The influence of Lake Powell on the suspended sediment-phosphorus dynamics of the Colorado River inflow to Lake Mead
Creator Evans, T. D. Paulson, Larry J.
Description The Colorado River has been successively modified by the construction of several reservoirs, beginning in 1935 with the formation of Lake Mead by Hoover Dam. These reservoirs are located in a chain, and each one has an influence on the nutrient dynamics and productivity of the river and downstream reservoir. Lake Mead derives 98% of its annual inflow from the Colorado River. Historically, the Colorado River inflow was unregulated into Lake Mead. Regulation occurred in 1963, when Lake Powell...
Date 1983-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Format application/pdf
Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/102 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1107&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Colorado River (Colo. – Mex.) Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Phosphorus Sediment analysis Water temperature Biology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Sustainability Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Water Resource Management

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