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Monthly Check-In

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Title: The USGS National Water-Quality Assessment Project: Evaluating the effects of humans and climate on water quality
Lori Sprague, USGS, National Water-Quality Assessment Project

Sustaining the quality of the Nation’s water resources and the health of our diverse ecosystems depends on the availability of sound water-resources data to develop effective, science-based policies. In 1991, Congress established the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) project to collect and evaluate information on water chemistry and aquatic life to provide insights on surface and ground water issues throughout the United States. The NAWQA project addresses where, when, why, and how the Nation's water quality has changed, or is likely to change in the future, in response to human activities and natural factors. This presentation will provide an overview of the NAWQA project and describe some of the on-going and planned activities that involve evaluations of climate impacts.


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Tuesday, August 22, 11:00-12:00 MST

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