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Presentation
Severe Eutrophication in Farmington Bay, a Polluted Embayment of the Great Salt Lake, Utah
Spring Runoff Conference
  • Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Utah State University - Watershed Sciences Dept.
  • Amy Marcarelli
  • David Naftz
  • Shany Bradt
Document Type
Conference Paper
Publication Date
3-27-2006
Abstract

Farmington Bay, is a large (100 mi2; 260 km2) and very shallow (mean depth ~3 ft) embayment at the SE corner of the Great Salt Lake, bordering greater metropolitan Salt Lake City. The embayment is largely enclosed by an automobile causeway so that mixing with Gilbert Bay, which comprises the central part of the lake, is restricted. The bay acts as an “estuary” of the Jordan River during spring run off, salinities in the bay can decline to

Citation Information
Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Amy Marcarelli, David Naftz and Shany Bradt. "Severe Eutrophication in Farmington Bay, a Polluted Embayment of the Great Salt Lake, Utah" Spring Runoff Conference (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/wayne_wurtsbaugh/357/