Short Term Flow-Adjusted Trends in Sediment, 2003-2012

Short Term Flow-Adjusted Trends in Sediment, 2003-2012

Author: USGS

Date created: Jan 02, 2014

Short Term Trend: Over the past 10 years, 49 percent of sites show little change while 41 percent show degrading flow-adjusted sediment concentrations. Between 2003 and 2012: - 4 out of 39 sites show improving flow-adjusted trends for sediment concentrations, - 16 site shows degrading trends, and - 19 sites show small changes that are not statistically significant.

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