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Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences An open-access publication for refereed proceedings in hydrology

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Proc. IAHS, 375, 11-17, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-375-11-2017
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03 Mar 2017
The use of bed sediments in water quality studies and monitoring programs
Arthur J. Horowitz and Kent A. Elrick

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Bed sediment chemical data are not normally used in traditional water quality monitoring studies/programs. However, they can be quite useful for reconnaissance purposes to identify potential long term monitoring sites and or water quality hotspots as well as to reconstruct long term water quality chemical levels. The paper provides three examples where bed sediments have been used successfully for those purposes.
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