Monitoring watershed health in the upper Trinity River Basin, North Central Texas

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This study conducts watershed analysis using biological and geo-spatial techniques. Incorporating landscape features with biological attributes has been shown to be an effective method of monitoring environmental quality within watersheds. In situ biomonitoring using the Asiatic Clam, Corbicula fluminea, habitat suitability, and water quality data were evaluated for their potential to describe ecological conditions in agricultural and urban areas within the Upper Trinity River watershed. These data were analyzed with GIS to identify effects of land use on ecological conditions.

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Csekitz, Jill Diane May 1999.

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This study conducts watershed analysis using biological and geo-spatial techniques. Incorporating landscape features with biological attributes has been shown to be an effective method of monitoring environmental quality within watersheds. In situ biomonitoring using the Asiatic Clam, Corbicula fluminea, habitat suitability, and water quality data were evaluated for their potential to describe ecological conditions in agricultural and urban areas within the Upper Trinity River watershed. These data were analyzed with GIS to identify effects of land use on ecological conditions.

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Csekitz, Jill Diane. Monitoring watershed health in the upper Trinity River Basin, North Central Texas, thesis or dissertation, May 1999; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935823/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .