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  • Summary of Cayuga Lake and its watersheds 1927 to 2008 

    Bouldin, David (2012-12-05)
    The data base consisted of Cayuga Lake data from 1927, 1968-1974 and 2000 to 2008 and water shed data from 1972 through 2008 – overall on the order of more than 2000 samples. An excel spreadsheet was developed to analyze ...
  • Lake and Phosphorus Inputs: A Focus on Management 

    Bouldin, David; Capener, H.R.; Casler, G.L.; Durfee, A.E.; Loehr, R.C.; Ogelsby, R.T.; Young, R.J. (New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1977)
    Dissolved phosphorus is the element that most influences the productivity of freshwater lakes and impoundments. Algae affect the quality and appearance of water. They affect the level of fish production. They also affect ...
  • Cayuga LakeWater Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2011 

    DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (2012-04-02)
    This report summarizes the results of water quality monitoring efforts related to Cornell University’s Lake Source Cooling (LSC) facility in 2011. This monitoring program began in 1998 and was performed annually by the ...
  • Cayuga LakeWater Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2010 

    DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (2011-03-29)
    This report summarizes the results of water quality monitoring efforts related to Cornell University’s Lake Source Cooling (LSC) facility in 2010. This monitoring program began in 1998 and was performed annually by the ...
  • Cayuga Lake (New York) Water Quality Monitoring Data Related to the Cornell Lake Source Cooling Facility, 1998-2009 

    Adams, James (2010-07-12)
    Cornell University has been monitoring ambient conditions in Cayuga Lake since 1998 to provide a record of water quality conditions in the lake before and after the Lake Source Cooling facility startup in 2000. The primary ...
  • Cayuga LakeWater Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2009 

    DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (2010-07-08)
    This report summarizes the results of water quality monitoring efforts related to Cornell University’s Lake Source Cooling (LSC) facility in 2009. This monitoring program began in 1998 and was performed annually by the ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2007 

    DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (2010-04-01)
    This report summarizes the results of water quality monitoring efforts related to the LSC facility in 2007. This monitoring program began in 1998 and was performed annually by the Upstate Freshwater Institute (UFI) until ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2006 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2005 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2004 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2003 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2002 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2001 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2000 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 1999 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 1998 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2010-04-01)
    The primary objective is to conduct an ambient water quality monitoring program focusing on the southern portion of Cayuga Lake to support long-term records of trophic state indicators, including concentrations of ...
  • Cayuga Lake Water Quality Monitoring, Related to the LSC Facility: 2008 

    DeFrees Hydraulics Laboratory, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University (2010-04-01)
    This report summarizes the results of water quality monitoring efforts related to the LSC facility in 2008. This monitoring program began in 1998 and was performed annually by the Upstate Freshwater Institute (UFI) until ...
  • Guide to surface water quality monitoring in the Cayuga Lake watershed 

    Anderson, Sharon; Cushman, Susan; Haith, Doug; Johnston, Roxanne; Mawdsley, John; Vawter, A. Thomas; Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, Inc.; Cayuga Lake Watershed Intermunicipal Organization (2009-08-10)
    The Cayuga Lake Watershed (CLW) is home to many municipal agencies, educational institutions, non-governmental environmental organizations and citizens? groups with significant interests in the quality of the lake and its ...
  • Trophic State, Tripton, Pelagic Versus Near-Shore, and Modeling Issues for Cayuga Lake, NY. 

    Upstate Freshwater Institute (2008-07)
    An analysis of limnological and input monitoring data for Cayuga Lake, NY is presented that addresses differences in metrics of trophic state and turbidity between pelagic waters and a shallow (< 6 m) near-shore area (the ...
  • The Cayuga Lake Watershed Generalized Watershed Loading Function Geospatial Database [documentation] 

    Hollingshead, Nicholas; Anderson, Sharon; Haith, Douglas (2009-05-28)
    This paper documents the database structure and methods used to create the Cayuga Lake Watershed Generalized Watershed Loading Function (GWLF) Geospatial Database.

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