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Lake Whatcom Total Phosphorus Accumulation in Sediments

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17-03-014June 2017
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Author(s) Hobbs, W.
Description In 2015, the Department of Ecology collected a sediment core from the northern basin of Lake Whatcom in Bellingham. Ecology analyzed archived sediment core samples from the 2015 sediment core for total phosphorus (TP) and summarized the potential mass and accumulation of TP within discrete sediment layers. The goal of this project is to provide information on TP that has accumulated in the recent (upper 10 cm = ~post-1950) sediments of Lake Whatcom to Ecology’s partner organizations working on the TMDL.
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Keywords core, Lake Whatcom, sediment, phosphorus, lake
WEB PAGE Lake Whatcom Water Quality Improvement Project
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