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Sulfur Cycling Monitoring Results for North Chickamauga Creek Constructed Wetlands (Sediment)

Metadata Updated: August 15, 2019

Historical mining activities on the Cumberland Plateau, located in central to eastern Tennessee, have dramatically impacted overall water quality in surface waters flowing east into the ridge and valley physiographic province. Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) and associated low pH conditions in surface waters greatly degrade water quality conditions. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) designed and installed a series of constructed wetlands to mitigate AMD conditions at former mine locations in the 1990s. These mitigation wetlands were monitored to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of surface water remediation at each constructed facility. From 1995 - 1996 researchers from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga compiled a series of monitoring data sets targeted at the documenting the rate of sulfur reduction in wetland sediment. Using these measurements, estimates of overall wetland effectiveness could be made.

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Dates

Metadata Date May 3, 2006
Metadata Created Date August 15, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 3, 2006
Metadata Created Date August 15, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None, Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -85.388977
Bbox North Lat 35.229315
Bbox South Lat 35.226339
Bbox West Long -85.394044
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Harvest Object Id 20556c3b-297d-48ee-a159-30d452f425e6
Harvest Source Id 461fc638-8de6-4c37-9f60-43399e6f6031
Harvest Source Title Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
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Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1995-01-01
Temporal Extent End 1996-01-01

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