Surface water-quality activities of the U.S. Geological Survey in New England

Fact Sheet 2016-3012
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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collaborates with a variety of Federal, State, local, and tribal partners on scientific projects to provide reliable and impartial water-quality data and interpretation to resource managers, planners, stakeholders, and the general public. The themes related to surface water quality include the following:

• Water quality monitoring networks
• Effects of best management practices and low impact development on water quality
• Load estimation techniques and total maximum daily load assistance
• Mercury studies
• Toxics and emerging contaminants
• Eutrophication and nuisance algal blooms

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Surface water-quality activities of the U.S. Geological Survey in New England: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3012, 4 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163012.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Surface water-quality activities of the U.S. Geological Survey in New England
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3012
DOI 10.3133/fs20163012
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) New England Water Science Center
Description 4 p.
Country United States
Other Geospatial New England
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) Y