Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.66.4)

SBC LTER: Nutrient concentrations and algae cover in the Ventura River catchment, California, 2008

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Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to all data in this dataset:

Time Period:
Begin:
2008-05-16
End:
2008-09-06
Geographic Coverage
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST1: Ventura River Bridge. Urban; below industrial, agricultural areas; surrounded by major roads, bike path, railroad tracks, and bridge. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: Nuisance algae, eutrophication. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.3094 Latitude (degree):  34.27721
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST2: Ventura River Reach. Urban; below industrial, agricultural areas; surrounded by major roads, bike path, railroad tracks, and bridge. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: Nuisance algae, eutrophication. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.30907 Latitude (degree):  34.27697
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST3: Main Street (Reach 1). Urban, Agricultural; multiple uses – industrial, agricultural, institutional. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: Nuisance algae. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.3089 Latitude (degree):  34.28273
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST4: Stanley Drain (Reach 2). Agricultural; below industrial, residential, and institutional areas. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: Nuisance algae. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.3017 Latitude (degree):  34.30439
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST5: Shell Road. Urban; industrial. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.29556 Latitude (degree):  34.31662
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_DT1: CañadaLarga. Urban; industrial. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: Low dissolved oxygen. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.29514 Latitude (degree):  34.33705
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST6: Ventura River Below Ojai Sanitation Plant. Urban; multiple uses – industrial, agricultural, institutional. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.29678 Latitude (degree):  34.33746
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST7: Ventura River Above Ojai Sanitation Plant. Agricultural; below industrial, residential, and institutional areas. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.29913 Latitude (degree):  34.34438
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST8: Foster Park. County Park on one side, undeveloped land on other. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.3092 Latitude (degree):  34.35349
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST9: Ventura River Below San Antonio Creek. Residential; rural with low density residential housing. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.30795 Latitude (degree):  34.3797
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_DT2: San Antonio Creek. Residential, Agricultural; downstream from large horse stable and winery. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: High nitrogen concentrations. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.30696 Latitude (degree):  34.38095
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_ST10: Ventura River Above San Antonio Creek. Residential; rural with low density residential housing. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Non-reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.30818 Latitude (degree):  34.38144
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_REF11: Ventura River below NF/Upper Matilija Conf.. Residential, Wildlands. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.2968 Latitude (degree):  34.48312
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_REF12: North Fork Matilija Creek. Primarily Wildlands; limited upstream development. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.30649 Latitude (degree):  34.49129
Sampling Site: 
Description: klose_REF13: Upper Matilija Creek. Primarily Wildlands; limited upstream development. Listed by Clean Water Act Section 303(d), List of Impaired Bodies as: not listed. Category for this study: Reference.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.32906 Latitude (degree):  34.49397
Taxonomic Range:
Classification:
Common Name: diatoms
Classification:
Common Name: Crustose green algae
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Cladophora
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Spirogyra
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Enteromorpha
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Mougeotia
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Chara
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Nasturtium
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Nostoc
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Ludwigia
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Azolla
Classification:
Rank Name: genus
Rank Value: Lemna