Water Quality in the Las Vegas Valley Area and the Carson and Truckee River Basins, Nevada and California, 1992-96

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Title Water Quality in the Las Vegas Valley Area and the Carson and Truckee River Basins, Nevada and California, 1992-96
Creator Bevans, H.E.; Lico, M.S.; Lawrence, S.J.,
Subject Water quality; Hydrology; Pesticides; Pesticides and wildlife; Nutrient pollution of water
Spatial Coverage Las Vegas (Nev.); Nevada; California; Carson River (Nev.); Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
Description Bevans, H.E., Lico, M.S., and Lawrence, S.J., 1998, Water Quality in the Las Vegas Valley Area and the Carson and Truckee River Basins, Nevada and California, 1992-96; National Water-Quality Assessment Program Summary of Major Issues and Findings Environmental Setting and Hydrologic Conditions Major Isssues and Findings Geology and climate have determined natural water chemistry Urban activities have been sources of nutrients, synthetic organic compounds, and trace elements Agricultural activities have been sources of irrigation drainage, nutrients, and pesticides Historical mining activities have been sources of trace elements to Carson River bottom sediment Water-Quality Conditions in a National Context Study Design and Data Collection Summary of Compound Detections and Concentrations Acknowledgements References Glossary
Publisher U. S. Geological Survey
Date 1998
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Digitization Specifications pdf file copied from USGS website (http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/ ). Uploaded into CONTENTdm version 3.7.
Identifier http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/circ/circ1170/
Source Bevans, H.E., Lico, M.S., and Lawrence, S.J., 1998, Water Quality in the Las Vegas Valley Area and the Carson and Truckee River Basins, Nevada and California, 1992-96
Language eng
Rights Management Public Domain, Courtesy of the USGS
Holding Institution University of Utah
Metadata Cataloger Daureen Nesdill; Kristin Willmore
ARK ark:/87278/s6cz363j
Setname wwdl_er
Date Created 2005-10-12
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1145942
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cz363j