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National Park Service / US Geological Survey - Water Quality Partnership


Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

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  Partnership Projects in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

  • 1999 - Atmospheric Depostition of Lakes in the Pacific West Region (multi-park project)

  • 2005 - Fire Impacts on Nutrients and Sediments in Redwood Creek Watershed and Lilburn Cave

  • 2009 - Map critical loads of atmospheric nitrogen deposition (multi-park project)


Clow, D.W., Forrester, H., Miller, B., Roop, H., Sickman, J.O. Ryu, H., Santo Domingo, J., 2013, Effects of stock use and backpackers on water quality in wilderness in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, USA, Environmental Management, December 2013, Vol. 52, 6, p. 1400-1414.

Clow, D.W., Sickman, J.O., Striegl, R.G., Krabbenhoft, D.P., Elliott, J.G., Dornblaser, M., Roth, D.A. and Campbell, D.H., 2003, Changes in the chemistry of lakes and precipitation in high-elevation national parks in the western United States, 1985-1999. Water Resources Research, 39(6), 1171, doi: 10.1029/2002WR001533.

Clow, D.W., Striegl, R.G., Nanus, L, Mast, M.A., Campbell, D.H., and Krabbenhoft, D.P., 2002, Chemistry of Selected High-Elevation Lakes in Seven National Parks in the Western United States, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus 2(2) 139-164. U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO.


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