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Suspended sediment concentration and loads for the Nooksack River at North Cedarville, Washington, June 4, 2011 to September 30, 2016

Metadata Updated: October 29, 2023

Suspended-sediment samples were collected by USGS and NIT at the USGS streamgage Nooksack River at North Cedarville (12210700) from December 2010 to January 2017 over a range of discharge and turbidity conditions. Regression equations were developed to estimate the suspended-sediment concentration (SSC) and the concentration of fine suspended-sediment (fSSC; <0.0625 mm) using turbidity as an explanatory variable. An hourly time series of SSC, fSSC, and the uncertainty of individual estimates (prediction intervals with 90 percent confidence) was computed and is provided. A daily time series of suspended-sediment load (SSL) and fine suspended-sediment load (fSSL) derived from hourly SSC and discharge data, was computed for the period of turbidity record at each streamgage. For periods when turbidity data were not available, daily SSL values were estimated by interpolation.

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
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