Annual Sediment Loads in the Chippewa, Cottonwood, Le Sueur and Snake Watersheds

Annual Sediment Loads
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Changes in the mussel density over time can be found here.


Gunderson, L., R. Finley, H. Bourne and D. Lofton. 2015. Sediment Reduction Strategy for the Minnesota River Basin and South Metro Mississippi River: Establishing a foundation for local watershed planning to reach sediment TMDL goals. MN Pollution Control Agency. Document wq-iw4-02.

Bernard N. Lenz, B.N., D. M. Robertson, J. D. Fallon, and R. Ferrin. 2003. Nutrient and Suspended-Sediment Concentrations and Loads, and Benthic-Invertebrate Data for Tributaries to the St. Croix River, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 1997–99. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report 01–4162.

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