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Upper Yakima River Basin Water Quality Monitoring for Aquatic Life: Temperature, Dissolved Oxygen, and pH - Data Summary

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21-03-005July 2021
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Author(s) Urmos-Berry, E., E. Newell, and J. Carroll
Description In 2019, the Department of Ecology monitored the Upper Yakima River Basin and its major tributaries, measuring parameters that are important to aquatic life: water temperature, dissolved oxygen, and pH. Monitoring took place at 50 locations throughout the upper basin, including two groundwater locations. Sampling for laboratory analysis occurred every 2 weeks. In addition to sampling, telemetered monitoring stations and other water quality data loggers continuously collected measurements from April-November, while other sensor installations captured short-term diel measurements from various other locations throughout the upper basin.

This report is a data summary of the laboratory and field water quality data collected in 2019 for this Aquatic Life study. It also includes the quality assurance analysis.
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Keywords Data logger, aquatic life, Yakima River Basin, water temperature, diel, rivers, Yakima Basin, Yakima River, tributaries, pH, dissolved oxygen
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 39 Upper Yakima
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #jica0005


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