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Geospatial database for regional environmental assessment of central Colorado.

Data Series 614

Prepared in cooperation with U.S. Department of Agriculture—Forest Service; U.S. Department of Interior—Bureau of Land Management; U.S. Department of Interior—National Park Service; Colorado Geological Survey
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Abstract

In conjunction with the future planning needs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, the U.S. Geological Survey conducted a detailed environmental assessment of the effects of historical mining on Forest Service lands in central Colorado. Stream sediment, macroinvertebrate, and various filtered and unfiltered water quality samples were collected during low-flow over a four-year period from 2004–2007. This report summarizes the sampling strategy, data collection, and analyses performed on these samples. The data are presented in Geographic Information System, Microsoft Excel, and comma-delimited formats. Reports on data interpretation are being prepared separately.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geospatial database for regional environmental assessment of central Colorado.
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
614
Year Published:
2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center
Description:
vii, 64 p.; Appendix
First page:
i
Last page:
76
Country:
United States
State:
Colorado
Projection:
Universal Transverse Mercator Projection
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y