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Fernow Experimental Forest stream chemistry
Edwards, Pamela J.; Wood, Frederica
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Edwards, Pamela J.; Wood, Frederica. 2011. Fernow Experimental Forest stream chemistry. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. Updated 27 August 2021.
This data publication contains weekly or biweekly stream water chemistry from nine gauged watersheds on the Fernow Experimental Forest from 1983 to 2019. The Fernow Experimental Forest is located on the Monongahela National Forest in Tucker County, West Virginia. Data include conductivity, alkalinity, acid neutralizing capacity, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, chloride, nitrate, and sulfate.

biota; climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere; geoscientificInformation; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Animal ecology; Hydrology, watersheds, sedimentation; Plant ecology; Forest & Plant Health; Climate effects; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Monitoring; stream chemistry; water chemistry; hydrology; mixed hardwoods; Fernow Experimental Forest; Monongahela National Forest; West Virginia; central Appalachian Mountains
Related publications:
  • Edwards, Pamela J.; Wood, Frederica 1993. Field and laboratory quality assurance/quality control protocols and accomplishments for the Fernow Experimental Forest watershed acidification study. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-177. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15p.
  • Edwards, Pamela J.; Wood, Frederica Unpublished material. Quality control / quality assurance plan for the USDA Forest Service, Timber and Watershed Laboratory, Parsons, West Virginia. Included in the full data publication download \Supplements\TimberWatershedLab_ParsonsWV_QA_plan.pdf
  • Adams, Mary Beth; Kochenderfer, James N.; Wood, Frederica; Angradi, Ted R.; Edwards, Pamela 1994. Forty years of hydrometeorological data from the Fernow Experiment Forest, West Virginia. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-184. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 24 p.
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