Bathymetric survey of Lake Calumet, Cook County, Illinois

Scientific Investigations Map 3330
Prepared in cooperation with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey collected bathymetric data in Lake Calumet and a portion of the Calumet River in the vicinity of Lake Calumet to produce a bathymetric map. The bathymetric survey was made over 3 days (July 26, September 11, and November 7, 2012). Lake Calumet has become a focus area for Asian carp rapid-response efforts by state and federal agencies, and very little bathymetric data existed prior to this survey. This bathymetric survey provides data for a variety of scientific and engineering studies of the area; for example, hydraulic modeling of water and sediment transport from Lake Calumet to the Calumet River.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Bathymetric survey of Lake Calumet, Cook County, Illinois
Series title Scientific Investigations Map
Series number 3330
DOI 10.3133/sim3330
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Illinois Water Science Center
Description 1 sheet
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook County
Other Geospatial Lake Calumet
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N