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Watershed Specific Suspended Sediment Loads Modeling. Mik Lewicki San Francisco Estuary Institute SPLWG December 12, 2007. Introduction. Suspended sediment loads are influenced by climate , geology and tectonics , soils , basin size and slope , land use and management.

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Mik lewicki san francisco estuary institute splwg december 12 2007

Watershed Specific SuspendedSediment Loads Modeling

Mik Lewicki

San Francisco Estuary Institute

SPLWG

December 12, 2007


Introduction

Introduction

  • Suspended sediment loads are influenced by climate, geology and tectonics, soils, basin size and slope, land use and management.


Suspended sediment loads vs discharge

Suspended Sediment Loads Vs. Discharge


Mik lewicki san francisco estuary institute splwg december 12 2007

Use all the existing data provide an estimate of sediment loads from eachwatershed and per Bay segments.


Results

Results

Information from these studies will be combined with information from other studies mainly through mass budgets to provide a more complete picture of temporal trends and spatial patterns in contaminant loads in the Bay

 We hope to learn where it might be the most appropriate to apply limited resources to achieve mass loading target, loads avoided target, or a sediment concentration target.


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