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suspended sediment  


  • [Jerry C. Ritchie] Suspended sediment is a visible indicator of water quality in lakes and reservoirs and a potential\ \ indicator of soil erosion on the drainage basin. An economical method is needed for surveying the\ \ landscape to locate water bodies with significant suspended sediment concentrations... , "[Ryan V. Galbraith] Suspended sediment is a naturally occurring part of aquatic ecosystems, and unnatural elevation of\ \ suspended sediment in streams above background concentrations is known to adversely affect Pacific\ \ salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) at different life stages...

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  • suspended sediment


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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