SUMMARY OF CORRELATIONS AMONG SEASONAL WATER QUALITY, DISCHARGE, WEATHER, AND COVERAGE BY SUBMERSED AQUATIC VEGETATION IN THE TIDAL POTOMAC RIVER AND POTOMAC ESTUARY, 1983-96
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By VIRGINIA CARTER, NANCY B. RYBICKI, JURATE M. LANDWEHR, JUSTIN T. REEL, AND HENRY A. RUHL
 
 

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Open-File Report 98-657

Reston, Virginia
1998
 

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bruce Babbitt, Secretary
 
 

U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Charles G. Groat, Director
 
 



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CONTENTS

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and methods—development of correlations

Results of correlation analyses

References Cited

Appendix 1 Correlation tables by station and segment for the tidal PotomacRiver and Estuary, 1983-96

Appendix 2 Figures illustrating significant relationships among SAV, water quality parameters, weather parameters, and discharge in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, 1983-96



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