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Evaluation of a total dissolved solids model in comparison to actual field data measurements in the Cheyenne River, South Dakota, USA
Environmental monitoring and assessment
  • Bruce W. Berdanier, Fairfield University
  • Anf H. Ziadat
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2006
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Abstract
During the summers of 2002 and 2004, in-stream integrated flow and concentration measurements for the total dissolved solids in the Cheyenne River, South Dakota, USA was conducted in order to compare the obtained actual field measurements with the predictions values made by the Bureau of Reclamation in the Environmental Impact Statement. In comparison to the actual field measurements conducted in this study, The Bureau of Reclamation extension of a small database used in the analysis for the impact of operations at the Angostura Unit over the past 50 years and into the future to predict the annual total dissolved solid loadings doesn't represent the actual loading values and various conditions in the study area. Additional integrated flow and concentration sampling is required to characterize the impact of the current Angostura Dam operations and Angostura Irrigation District return flows on the Cheyenne River in different seasons of the year.
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Published Citation
Berdanier, Bruce W., and Anf H. Ziadat. "Evaluation of a total dissolved solids model in comparison to actual field data measurements in the Cheyenne River, South Dakota, USA." Environmental monitoring and assessment 117, no. 1-3 (2006): 335-344.
DOI
10.1007/s10661-006-0800-7
Citation Information
Bruce W. Berdanier and Anf H. Ziadat. "Evaluation of a total dissolved solids model in comparison to actual field data measurements in the Cheyenne River, South Dakota, USA" Environmental monitoring and assessment Vol. 117 Iss. 1-3 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bruce_berdanier/12/