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Big Bend National Park

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  Partnership Projects in Big Bend National Park

  • 1999 - Fixed Station Water Quality Monitoring, Rio Grande Below Rio Conchos

  • 1999 - Baseline Assessment of Instream & Riparian Zone Biological Resources & Estab. of Rio Grande Benchmark Stations

  • 2000 - Monitoring Plan to Support the Assessment of Water Quality Status, Trends, and Degradation, Rio Grande

  • 2005 - Salinity and Source of Nutrients in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo between Presidio and Amistad Reservoir

Partnership Publications

Moring, J.B. 2002 . Baseline assessment of instream and riparian-zone biological resources on the Rio Grande in and near Big Bend National Park, Texas.  U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4106. 33 p.

Moring, J.B. 2001. Identification of issues, monitoring objectives, and approach for development of a water-quality assessment plan for the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park, Texas. U.S. Geological Survey Administrative Report. 11 p.


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