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National Water Quality Assessment - Great Salt Lake Basin
STATUS:   Current

Contact:  Susan Thiros
Funding Organization:  U.S. Geological Survey

Subject:  water quality
Category:  Monitoring
Data Type:  Water Quality

Abstract:  The Great Salt Lake Basins NAWQA is one of the 51 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe the status and trends in the quality of a large, representative part of the Nation's surface- and ground-water resources, and to provide a sound, scientific understanding of the primary factors affecting the quality of these resources. The program will evaluate water quality at a wide range of spatial scales, from local to national, and will employ a multidisciplinary approach using physical, chemical and biological measurements to provide multiple lines of evidence with which to evaluate water quality.

Organizations:   U.S. Geological Survey

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