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BackgroundThe NIWQP's activities were restricted to assisting in other ongoing programs that may help meet NIWQP goals at minimal costs. For example:
Phases 2 and 3 DataChemical Data From Water:
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Project Specific ReportsSchroeder, R.A., Orem, H.O., and Kharaka, Y.K., 2002, Chemical evolution of the Salton Sea, California: nutrient and selenium dynamics: The Salton Sea, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Hydrobiologia 473: 23-45. p. 23.
Schroeder, R.A., Roberts, C., Setmire, J., Detailed Study and Assessment of Irrigation Drainage inthe Salton Sea Area, Imperial Valley, California, U.S. Geological Survey Report CA470.
Bennett, J.K., 1998, Biological effects of selenium and other contaminants associated with irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1992-1994: National Irrigation Water Quality Program Report No. 4, 35 p.
Related DocumentsSetmire, J.G., and Schroeder, R.A., 1998, Selenium and salinity concerns in the Salton Sea area of California, in Frankenberger, W.T., Jr, and Engberg, R.A., ed., Environmental Chemistry of Selenium: Marcel Dekkar, Inc., Chapter 12, p. 205-221.
Hurlbert, A., Ed., 1997, Wildlife use of agricultural drains in the Imperial Valley, California: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, 98 p.
Schroeder, R.A., And Anders, Robert, 1997, An assessment of chemical contaminants in the New River and environmental implications for the Salton Sea, California: American Water Resources Association, 33rd Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California, October 19-23, 1997, 1 p.
Schroeder, R.A., 1996, Transferability of environmental assessments in the Salton Sea basin, California, and other irrigated areas in the western United States to the Aral Sea basin, Uzbekistan, in Micklin, P.P., and Williams, W.D., ed., The Aral Sea Basin: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Critical Scientific Issues of the Aral Sea Basin: State of Knowledge and Future Research Needs," Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 2-5, 1994: NATO ASI Series, Partnership Sub-Series, 2. Environment-v. 12, Springer-Verlag, p. 121-137.
Johnson, J.A., 1994, The Salton Sea: past history, future prospects: in Marston, R.A., And Hasfurther, V.R., eds., Effects of Human-induced Changes on Hydrologic Systems, Am Water Resources Assoc., Proceedings of the Summer Symposium, Jackson, Wyoming, June 26-29, 1994, p. 949-955.
Schroeder, R.A., Rivera, M., and others, 1993, Physical, chemical, and biological data for detailed study of irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1988-90: US Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-83, 179 p.
Setmire, J.G., Schroeder, R.A., Densmore, J.N., Goodbred, S.L., Audet, D.J. and Radke, W.R., 1993, Detailed study of water quality, bottom sediment and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1988-90: US Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 93- 4014, 102 p.
Goodbred, SL and Audet, D.A., 1992, Agricultural drainwater impacts on birds of the Salton Sea: (abs.) in Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 13th Annual Meeting, Abstracts of the technical sessions, Cincinnati, OH, November 8-12, 1 992, p. 1.
Schroeder, R.A., Setmire, J.G., And Densmore, J.N., 1991, Use of stable isotopes, tritium, soluble salts, and redox-sensitive elements to distinguish ground water from irrigation water in the Salton Sea basin, in Ritter, W.F., ed., Proceedings of the 1991 National Conference: Irrigation and Drainage Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 22-26, 1991, p. 524-530.
Setmire, J.G., Schroeder, R.A., And Densmore, J.N., 1990, Shallow drainwater chemistry in the Salton Sea area, Imperial County, California: Selenium V Symposium, University Of California (Berkeley), March 30-31, 1990, 2 p.
Setmire, J.G., Wolfe, J.C., And Stroud, R.K., 1990, Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the Salton Sea area, California, 1986-87: US Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4102, 60 p.
Schroeder, R.A., Setmire, T.G., and Wolfe, J.C., 1988, Trace elements and pesticides in Salton Sea area, California: in proceedings on Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage, IR Div/ASCE, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 18-21, 1988, p. 700-707.
Jim Setmire, USBR (Team Leader), Roy Schroeder, USGS Carol Roberts, FWS