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Historical physical and chemical data for water in Lake Powell and from Glen Canyon Dam releases, Utah-Arizona, 1964–2012

Data Series 471

Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation
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DOI: 10.3133/ds471

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Abstract

This report presents the physical and chemical characteristics of water in Lake Powell and from Glen Canyon Dam releases from 1964 through 2012. These data are available in a several electronic formats. Data have been collected throughout this period by various offices of the Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Geological Survey and are compiled to represent the existing body of chemical and physical information on Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam releases. From this record, further interpretation may be made concerning mixing processes in Lake Powell, the movement and fate of advective inflow currents, effects of climate and hydrological variations, and the effects of the operation and structure of Glen Canyon Dam on the quality of water in Lake Powell and from Glen Canyon Dam releases.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Historical physical and chemical data for water in Lake Powell and from Glen Canyon Dam releases, Utah-Arizona, 1964–2012
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
471
DOI:
10.3133/ds471
Edition:
Originally posted on October 22, 2009; Version 2.0: October 2013; Version 3.0: February 17, 2015
Year Published:
2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Southwest Biological Science Center
Description:
Report: iv, 23 p.; Metadata; Data Folder
Number of Pages:
32
Time Range Start:
1964-01-01
Time Range End:
2012-12-31
Country:
United States
State:
Arizona, Utah
Other Geospatial:
Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y