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Elutriation study of Willamette River bottom material and Willamette-Columbia River water

Open-File Report 78-28

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Abstract

Bottom material from the Willamette River was collected and mixed with Willamette and Columbia River waters on May 17, 1977. The elutriate, as well as each sample, was analyzed for selected nutrients, metals, and pesticides. Results show that the average dissolved ammonia, manganese, and zinc concentrations would require dilution by receiving water to achieve aquatic-life criteria levels. 

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Elutriation study of Willamette River bottom material and Willamette-Columbia River water
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
78-28
Year Published:
1977
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Portland, OR
Contributing office(s):
Oregon Water Science Center
Description:
iv, 8 p..
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N