Use of environmental sensors and sensor networks to develop water and salinity budgets for seasonal wetland real-time water quality management

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Successful management of river salt loads in complex and highly regulated river basins such as the San Joaquin of California presents significant challenges to Information Technology. Models are used as means of simulating major hydrologic processes in the basin which affect water quality and can be useful as tools for organizing basin information in a structured and readily accessible manner. Models can also be used to extrapolate the results of system monitoring since it is impossible to collect data for every point and non-point source of a pollutant in the Basin. Fundamental to every model is the concept of mass ... continued below

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Quinn, N.W.T.; Ortega, R.; Rahilly, P.J.A, & Royer, C.W. October 1, 2009.

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Successful management of river salt loads in complex and highly regulated river basins such as the San Joaquin of California presents significant challenges to Information Technology. Models are used as means of simulating major hydrologic processes in the basin which affect water quality and can be useful as tools for organizing basin information in a structured and readily accessible manner. Models can also be used to extrapolate the results of system monitoring since it is impossible to collect data for every point and non-point source of a pollutant in the Basin. Fundamental to every model is the concept of mass balance. This paper describes the use of state-of-the-art sensor technologies deployed in concert to obtain the first water and salinity budgets for a 60,000 hectare tract of seasonally managed wetlands in the San Joaquin Basin of California.

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  • Journal Name: Environmental Modelling and Software; Related Information: Journal Publication Date: 2010

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  • Report No.: LBNL-3085E
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Quinn, N.W.T.; Ortega, R.; Rahilly, P.J.A, & Royer, C.W. Use of environmental sensors and sensor networks to develop water and salinity budgets for seasonal wetland real-time water quality management, article, October 1, 2009; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1013835/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.